Definitions for: Teen


[adj] being of the age 13 through 19; "teenage mothers"; "the teen years"



Webster (1913) Definition: Teen, n. [OE. tene, AS. te['o]na reproach, wrong, fr.
te['o]n to accuse; akin to G. zeihen, Goth. gateihan to tell,
announce, L. dicere to say. See Token.]
Grief; sorrow; affiction; pain. [Archaic] --Chaucer. Spenser.

With public toil and private teen Thou sank'st alone.
--M. Arnold.


Teen, v. t. [AS. te['o]nian, t?nan, to slander, vex.
[root]64. See Teen, n.]
To excite; to provoke; to vex; to affict; to injure. [Obs.]
--Piers Plowman.


Teen, v. t. [See Tine to shut.]
To hedge or fence in; to inclose. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

Synonyms: adolescent, immature, teenage, teenaged, young

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