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PRETEEN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does preteen mean? 

PRETEEN (noun)
  The noun PRETEEN has 1 sense:

1. a preadolescent boy or girl (usually between 9 and 12 years of age)

  Familiarity information: PRETEEN used as a noun is very rare.


PRETEEN (adjective)
  The adjective PRETEEN has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or designed for children between the ages of 9 and 12

  Familiarity information: PRETEEN used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PRETEEN (noun)


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Meaning:

A preadolescent boy or girl (usually between 9 and 12 years of age)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

preteen; preteenager

Context example:

little league is intended for the preteens

Hypernyms ("preteen" is a kind of...):

juvenile; juvenile person (a youthful person)


PRETEEN (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to or designed for children between the ages of 9 and 12

Synonyms:

preadolescent; preteen

Context examples:

a preteen party / preteen clothing

Similar:

immature; young ((used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth)


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