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  • n. A child who is not quite old enough to be a teenager.

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  • A new marketing term used by television executives when referring to the 10- to 16-year-olds whose tastes lie between children's and adult programmes. "Kids who aren't quite grown up and aren't quite little, who are interested in more than mindless games and willing to be entertained at a slightly more intelligent level," as a Channel 4 spokeswoman put it. (From here.

    June 5, 2008