Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • The numbers whose names have the termination -teen; especially, the years of one's age included within these numbers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural The years of one's age having the termination -teen, beginning with thirteen and ending with nineteen.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Plural form of teen.
  • noun The numbers between thirteen and nineteen.
  • noun The time of life between thirteen and nineteen years old.
  • noun The second decade of a century: the 1910s, 2010s, etc. The oneties, the tens.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the time of life between the ages of 12 and 20
  • noun all the numbers that end in -teen

Etymologies

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The final syllable of the numbers from thirteen to nineteen. More at teen.

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