Tween definition

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(informal) A child who is not yet a teenager, typically one 8 to 12 years old.
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(animation) To tween.
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A child between middle childhood and adolescence, usually between 8 and 12 years old.
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Between.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tween
Plural:
tweens

Origin of tween

  • Blend of teen between

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition