Teenage meaning

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The definition of teenage is defined as a person in their teen years, or something related to those years.

An example of teenage is a magazine targeting a fourteen year old girl; teenage magazine.

An example of teenage is a pregnant fourteen year old girl; teenage pregnancy.

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In one's teens.
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Of, relating to, or applicable to those aged 13 through 19.
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Of, characteristic of, or for persons in their teens.
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(chiefly Kentish dialect) Brushwood for fences and hedges.
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Of or relating to an age between thirteen and nineteen years old.

Fred's teenage years were the most difficult of times.

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Origin of teenage

  • First attested circa 1700: teen (Kentish variant of tine: “enclose within a wattle fence") +"Ž -age (suffix forming abstract nouns).

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  • First attested in 1921: teen (“13-19") +"Ž age.

    From Wiktionary