. a youngster between 10 and 12 years of age, considered too old to be a child and too young to be a teenager.
aphetic variant of
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The play- ground is a fenced and paved lot be- tween a slum and the river.
If you are looking for a form fitting bright shiny coat for your tween, do not buy this one.
He stands six feet two, and his weight varies be- tween two hundred and ten and two hundred and fifteen well-distributed pounds.
But one of the differences be- tween old money and new money is that new money tends to be more fragile.
The line be tween the two, as any smithy knows, is thin.