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Princeton's WordNet

  1. teensnoun

    the time of life between the ages of 12 and 20

  2. teensnoun

    all the numbers that end in -teen


  1. teensnoun

    The numbers between thirteen and nineteen.

    The number of people at the meeting was in the teens.

  2. teensnoun

    The time of life between thirteen and nineteen years old.

    She is in her teens.

  3. teensnoun

    The second decade of a century: the 1910s, 2010s, etc. The oneties, the tens.

  4. Etymology: The final syllable of the numbers from thirteen to nineteen. More at teen.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Teensnoun

    The years reckoned by the termination teen; as, thirteen, fourteen.

    Etymology: from teen for ten.

    Our author would excuse these youthful scenes,
    Begotten at his entrance, in his teens;
    Some childish fancies may approve the toy,
    Some like the muse the more for being a boy. George Granville.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Teens

    the years of one's age having the termination -teen, beginning with thirteen and ending with nineteen; as, a girl in her teens

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Teens

    tēnz, n.pl. the years of one's age from thirteen to nineteen.

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Anagrams for teens »

  1. Enets, sente, tense

  2. Enets

  3. Sente

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of teens in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of teens in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of teens in a Sentence

  1. Scott Wiener:

    Giving young people the autonomy to receive life-saving vaccines, regardless of their parents’ beliefs or work schedules, is essential for their physical and mental health, it’s unconscionable for teens to be blocked from the vaccine because a parent either refuses or cannot take their child to a vaccination site.

  2. John Ulczycki:

    We have always known that passengers were a big risk for teens, but what we're really finding out now is passengers may be one of the most important risks for teens, even more so than things like texting.

  3. Lisa Romero:

    We know use of LARC among teens is low because of existing barriers, including awareness, access and availability.

  4. The CFC:

    Lessons falsely tell students to feel guilty for crimes done by long-dead figures with the same color skin, it also encourages teens to judge people not by the content of their character, but by the racial or sexual identity group they belong to.

  5. The ACLU:

    We have heard reports that Catholic bishops are prohibiting Catholic charities from allowing teens in their care to access critical services like contraception and abortion- even if the teenager has been raped on her journey to the United States or in a detention facility.

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  • adolescentiItalian
  • pubescentemLatin
  • padsmitnieka gadi, divtūkstoš desmitie, pusaudža gadi, desmitie, tūkstoš deviņsimt desmitie, padsmitiLatvian
  • tonårenSwedish

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