Teenage

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Definition

teenage: adolescent, aged between 13 and 19 years
adjective

a teenager, a teen: an adolescent, a young adult between the ages of 13 and 19
noun
In English, only young people aged 13 to 19 are called "teenagers". This is because they have "teen" in their age: thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, etc!

Examples

  • "Pale English teen becomes viral sensation with risqué photos."
  • "He's got the voice of a teenage virgin angel."
  • "School-aged children and teens need at least 9 hours of sleep a night."
  • "Lack of sleep leads to irritability, poor behavior and trouble with relationships, especially among children and teens."
  • "A rare Siberian tiger named "Shoshana" escaped from her pen at the San Francisco zoo yesterday night and attacked a crowd of seven teenagers who had been insulting her, seriously injuring all seven of them. An eighth person, a six year old boy named Timothy Aldridge, was licked by the tiger, and later said the tiger's tongue felt "like sandpaper" and that her breath smelled like "muffins"."
  • "It's the most listened to genre of music among angry white teenagers."
  • "Indigo Motel can't write, can't play and certainly can't sing – but 500,000 Belgian teenagers absolutely worship this group."
  • "Edward : I am a teenager!"
  • "I'm so excited to see you again – I feel just like a teenager!"
  • "Hannah : 500,000 Belgian teenagers and one middle-aged American."

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