follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

teenage

[teen-eyj] /ˈtinˌeɪdʒ/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a teenager.
Also, teenaged.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; teen (see teens) + age
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for teen aged

teenage

/ˈtiːnˌeɪdʒ/
adjective
1.
(prenominal) of or relating to the time in a person's life between the ages of 13 and 19 inclusive
noun
2.
this period of time
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for teen aged

teenage

adj.

also teen age, teen-age; 1911, formed from -teen as a separate word + age (n.). Originally in reference to Sunday School classes. Teen-aged (adj.) is from 1922.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for teenage

Most English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for teen

4
5
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for teen aged