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Definitions of teen

  1. being of the age 13 through 19; " teenage mothers"; " the teen years"
  2. Grief; sorrow; affiction; pain.
  3. To excite; to provoke; to vex; to affict; to injure.
  4. To hedge or fence in; to inclose.
  5. Grief; sorrow.
  6. To excite; to provoke.
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Usage examples for teen

  1. The teen- ager realized it was a make- talk question. – Frigid Fracas by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  2. So science- fiction has a very real function to the teen- agers; it presents varying ideas of what the world in which he will live his adult life will be interested in. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  3. Mary, mother, think on me; Sweete Lady, maiden clean, Shield me from ill, shame, and teen; Shield me, Lady, from villainy And from all wicked company! – News from the Duchy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  4. The fish sandwiches arrived, and Joe watched the toddler with an ice cream cone in Honolulu, the girl veering her bike into a Maine hedge, the teen- ager leaving home, the Seattle executive as she took a large bite. – Joe Burke's Last Stand by John Moncure Wetterau
  5. Though some had started their first jobs, they hadn't managed to shake the daggy awkwardness which pursued them throughout their teen years. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  6. And double the tide Of our tears and our teen, As we stand by our brothers in death and wail for the love that has been! – Suppliant Maidens and Other Plays by AEschylus
  7. To strengthen the family we must do everything we can to keep the teen pregnancy rate going down. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
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