teen aged


of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a teenager.
Also, teenaged.

1920–25; teen (see teens) + age

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teenage (ˈtiːnˌeɪdʒ)
1.  (prenominal) of or relating to the time in a person's life between the ages of 13 and 19 inclusive
2.  this period of time

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Word Origin & History

1921, formed from -teen as a separate word + age. Teen-aged (adj.) is from 1952; shortened form teen is from 1951 (though this had been used as a noun to mean "teen-aged person" in 1818). Teeny-bopper is recorded from 1966, from teen but also felt as influenced by teeny. For second element, see bop.
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