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teenager

[teen-ey-jer] /ˈtinˌeɪ dʒər/
noun
1.
a person in his or her teens.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; teenage + -er1
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  • The diary describes how a teenager is playing baseball in guilford.
British Dictionary definitions for teenager

teenager

/ˈtiːnˌeɪdʒə/
noun
1.
a person between the ages of 13 and 19 inclusive
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Word Origin and History for teenager
teenager
derived noun from teenage (q.v.), 1941. The earlier word for this was teener, attested in Amer.Eng. from 1894, and teen had been used as a noun to mean "teen-aged person" in 1818.
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