Origin and Etymology of tween
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Examples of tween in a Sentence
a movie that appeals to tweens
Recent Examples of tween from the Web
And that’s also a reason why there are more tweens and teens waiting for a family.
But did the tweens, teens and 20-somethings even know who half these people were?
Well, Andi Mack isn't done taking on real social issues for tweens in their storylines.
That's the sound of 10,000 tweens' hearts exploding.
The play is suitable for teens, likely too intense for tweens and highly recommended for adults.
Then archival footage from the show chronicled her evolution from spirited tween to reluctant superstar.
The three musicians have grown from talented tweens to svelte, beyond-hansom thirty somethings.
Here’s a look at some of the smartphone-friendly tools available to help parents teach teens and tweens about spending and saving.
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TWEEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tween for English Language Learners
: a boy or girl who is 11 or 12 years old
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