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teener

[tee-ner] /ˈti nər/
noun
1.
a teenager.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; teen2 + -er1

teen2

[teen] /tin/
adjective
1.
noun
2.
a teenager.
Origin
1940-45; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for teener

teen1

/tiːn/
adjective
1.
(informal) another word for teenage

teen2

/tiːn/
noun
1.
(obsolete) affliction or woe
Word Origin
Old English tēona; related to Old Saxon tiono, Old Frisian tiona injury
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Word Origin and History for teener

teen

n.

"teen-aged person," 1818 (but rare before 20c.), from -teen. As an adjective meaning "of or for teen-agers," from 1947.

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Tee Dee

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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