A happy preteen boy
The definition of a preteen is a child who is close to becoming a teenager.
An example of a preteen is a twelve year old boy.
a child who is nearly a teenager
- Relating to or designed for children especially between the ages of 9 and 12: preteen clothing.
- Being a child especially between the ages of 9 and 12; preadolescent.
A preadolescent boy or girl.
- Of, relating to, or designed for, or being children between the ages of approximately 9 to 12
- A child in this age group