from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A young teenage girl.
- n. Slang A teenager who follows the latest fad or craze, as in dress or music.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person, especially a female, in her early teens who follows popular clothing fashions, music trends, and the like.
teen1 + -y1 + bop2 + -er1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Coined in the 1950's from teeny (“teenage”) + bopper (“one who dances to the form of improvisational jazz popular at the time”). (Wiktionary)