American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A person between the ages of 13 and 19; an adolescent.
- n. countable Literally, a person from thirteen to nineteen, an adolescent.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a person whose age is in the teens, i.e. one between the ages of 13 to 19 inclusive.
- n. a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
“She was in fact marketed as the first “teenage” doll in the very years in which the term teenager came into existence.”
“When that spell was created, the spell to turn the Soul-Sword to darkness, the word teenager hadnt even been invented.”
“On the other hand, having a baby as a teenager is associated with quitting school and being unable to get a job providing a living wage.”
“If you are in a position of trust, authority, or influence over a young person, pretty much any sexual interaction between you and the teenager is automatically sexual exploitation.”
“That feeling of immortality that you had as a teenager is a long-ago memory.”
“The fact that politicians support someone accused of raping a teenager is appalling.”
“For some reason, the teenager is my head is a band from San Jose, California called Shinobu.”
“Whether a teenager is a committed Christian, of a different faith or just has no religious affiliation, some of the patterns of how they make decisions transcend religious input, Kinnaman says.”
“The life of a teenager is an angst filled reality filled with torment and pathos.”
“Truth and Consequences, the picture that emerges of Ruth is one of a weak, cosseted adolescent, a spoiled Betty Draper-type from another era, and Sandell even uses the word "teenager" more than once to describe the nearly 70-year-old Ruth.”
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