Definition Teenage

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teenage: adolescent, aged between 13 and 19 years

a teenager, a teen: an adolescent, a young adult between the ages of 13 and 19
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!


  • "I'm so excited to see you again – I feel just like a teenager!"
  • "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"."
  • "Edward : I am a teenager!"
  • "Hannah : 500,000 Belgian teenagers and one middle-aged American."
  • "He's got the voice of a teenage virgin angel."
  • "School-aged children and teens need at least 9 hours of sleep a night."
  • "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."
  • "Pale English teen becomes viral sensation with risqué photos."
  • "Lack of sleep leads to irritability, poor behavior and trouble with relationships, especially among children and teens."

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