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teenager

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Synonyms for teenager

  • juvenile
  • minor
  • youngster
  • youth
  • stripling
  • teen
  • sweet sixteen
  • teenybopper
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Antonyms for teenager

  • adult
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TEENAGER

The vendor, a Turkish teenager with a luxurious mustache, nodded.

Adults 90 cents, teenager with a card is 50 cents, and a child is 35, and you have a pass ticket.

Was the man that you were talking about in this affidavit the teenager?

Ben flipped the car registration slot to "stand-by" and went back to the teenager's car.

A tow-bar extruded from the back of the police vehicle and a magnaclamp locked onto the front end of the teenager's car.

I think you stated you did not give the teenager any transfer?

Could you tell me where on the bus this lady sat who told the teenager it was no grinning matter?

Did the police ask you if any man other than the teenager was on the bus?

But you did have these two men, the teenager and this other young man?

WORD ORIGIN

also teen ager, teen-ager; derived noun from teenage (q.v.), 1922. The earlier word for this was teener, attested in American English from 1894, and teen had been used as a noun to mean "teen-aged person" in 1818, though this was not common before 20c.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TEENAGER

adolescent

nounperson in puberty, preadulthood
  • juvenile
  • minor
  • stripling
  • sweet sixteen
  • teen
  • teenager
  • teenybopper
  • youngster
  • youth
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