Definition of

Teens

  1. (noun, quantity) all the numbers that end in -teen
  2. (noun, time) the time of life between the ages of 12 and 20

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Teens

Hypernyms: large integer, time of life

Origin of the word Teens

  1. 1673 (plural), formed from -teen, taken as a separate word. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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