A person who is between 10-12 years of age and is about to enter their teenage years.
Pre-teen Sentence Examples
The two pre-teen boys laughed.
Kiera almost apologized, but the approach and introduction of two pre-teen boys with white-blond hair and bright blue eyes distracted her.
Girls go through clothes fast, especially during those active pre-teen years.
While a preteen chat room would typically be reserved for users who aren't yet teenagers, because the site doesn't allow users under 13, the Pre-Teen Chat room at Chat Center is actually designated for younger teens that are 13-15.
The term pre-teen is used to describe those between the ages of 9 and 11, where the world still views them as a child while their eyes are set solely on the seemingly glamorous world of the teenager.