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noun as in adolescent


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Alopecia areata can also strike the young, affecting even preteens, says Mike Vincent, chief scientific officer in the Inflammation and Immunology Research Unit at Pfizer.

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An avid “Bachelor” viewer since she was a preteen, her hopeless romantic side melted at the show’s premise.

He was barely a preteen when he was cast on “Good Morning, Miss Bliss,” and when the show was revamped as “Saved by the Bell,” he was younger than most of the other tightly knit cast members, making it hard to bond in real life on set.

It also will shutter more than 600 Justice stores, which cater to girls and preteens, and some Ann Taylor, Loft, Lane Bryant and Lou & Grey shops.

She’s retreated to her bedroom, iPad in hand, to jam out on another Roblox session or play Among Us while video-chatting with her friends on FaceTime or Houseparty, the only way to “see” her fellow preteens now.

My obsession with TRL, like most preteen obsessions, was entirely un-ironic.

The quartet giggles like preteen girls around its idol, an unattached alpha male played by Joe Manganiello.

Feel free to get heated about this yourself upon noticing your preteen niece texting furiously under the table.

Sasha, now 11 years old, was no longer the impish child but a preteen with a sense of age-appropriate glamour.

How can we expect the preteen crowd to resist those temptations?

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preteen, such as: juvenile, minor, teenager, tween, youngster, and youth.

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