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'The Catcher in the Rye.' When I was a teenager, that was my book; yes, somebody gets it, somebody gets adolescence.
Libba Bray

Meaning of "teenager" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TEENAGER

teenager  [ˈtiːnˌeɪdʒə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TEENAGER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Teenager is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TEENAGER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

teenager

Adolescence

Adolescence [1] is a transitional stage of physical and psychological human development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood.[1][2][3] The period of adolescence is most closely associated with the teenage years,[3][4][5][6] though its physical, psychological and cultural expressions may begin earlier and end later. For example, although puberty has been historically associated with the onset of adolescent development, it now typically begins prior to the teenage years and there has been a normative shift of it occurring in preadolescence, particularly in females.[4][7][8] Physical growth, as distinct from puberty, and cognitive development generally seen in adolescence, can also extend into the early twenties. Thus chronological age provides only a rough marker of adolescence, and scholars have found it difficult to agree upon a precise definition of adolescence.[7][8][9][10] A thorough understanding of adolescence in society depends on information from various perspectives, including psychology, biology, history, sociology, education, and anthropology.

Definition of teenager in the English dictionary

The definition of teenager in the dictionary is a person between the ages of 13 and 19 inclusive.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TEENAGER


ager
ˈeɪdʒə
assuager
əˈsweɪdʒə
cager
ˈkeɪdʒə
engager
ɪnˈɡeɪdʒə
gager
ˈɡeɪdʒə
gauger
ˈɡeɪdʒə
geophagia
ˌdʒɪəˈfeɪdʒə
major
ˈmeɪdʒə
majors
ˈmeɪdʒə
nonmajor
ˌnɒnˈmeɪdʒə
pager
ˈpeɪdʒə
polyphagia
ˌpɒlɪˈfeɪdʒə
radiopager
ˈreɪdɪəʊˌpeɪdʒə
rager
ˈreɪdʒə
rampager
ræmˈpeɪdʒə
screenager
ˈskriːnˌeɪdʒə
stager
ˈsteɪdʒə
tweenager
ˈtwiːnˌeɪdʒə
upstager
ʌpˈsteɪdʒə
wager
ˈweɪdʒə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TEENAGER

teeming
teemingly
teemingness
teemless
teen
teenage
teenaged
teener
teenful
teenier
teeniest
teens
teensier
teensiest
teensy
teensy-weensy
teeny
teeny-weeny
teenybop
teenybopper

WORDS THAT END LIKE TEENAGER

area manager
assistant manager
branch manager
brand manager
business manager
city manager
file manager
fund manager
General Manager
hotel manager
house manager
lager
manager
marketing manager
office manager
operations manager
portfolio manager
product manager
production manager
project manager
sales manager

Synonyms and antonyms of teenager in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TEENAGER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «teenager» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of teenager

Translation of «teenager» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TEENAGER

Find out the translation of teenager to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of teenager from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «teenager» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

十几岁的青少年
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

adolescente
570 millions of speakers

English

teenager
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

किशोरी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُرَاهِق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

подросток
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

adolescente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কিশোর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

adolescent
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Remaja
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Teenager
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ティーンエージャー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

십대
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Remaja
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thiếu niên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இளம்பெண்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

किशोरवयीन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

genç
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

adolescente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nastolatek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

підліток
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

adolescent
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έφηβος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tiener
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tonåring
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tenåring
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of teenager

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TEENAGER»

The term «teenager» is very widely used and occupies the 8.341 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TEENAGER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about teenager

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10 QUOTES WITH «TEENAGER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word teenager.
1
Frank Abagnale
Most people are fascinated by what I did as a teenager, but when I look back at my life, I don't think very much about those years. I was an opportunist and got away with things because I was very young, but I went to prison and came out and remade my life.
2
Hiam Abbass
My identity was a big issue when I was a teenager, and I had a lot of questions, like: 'Who am I?' 'Who do I belong to?' But when I was still quite young, I decided that belonging is a tough process in life, and I'd better say I belonged to myself and the world rather than belonging to one nationality or another.
3
Shawn Ashmore
As a teenager at high school, I felt like an outsider.
4
John Banville
I read Nietzsche when I was a teenager and then I went back to reading him when I was in my thirties, and his voice spoke directly to me. Nietzsche is such a superb literary artist.
5
Tammy Blanchard
I grew up doing stage work as a child and as a teenager, so the stage is my home where I feel most comfortable.
6
Samantha Bond
Not a lot of people know this, but I'm very good at mathematics. When I was an angry teenager, I used to sit in my room and do quadratic equations to calm myself down.
7
Zach Braff
I came when I was in high school as part of a student exchange program with the Jewish Community Center in New Jersey, to Ramat Eliyahu. You come and volunteer for five weeks at a day camp. I was a teenager - I couldn't really appreciate it as much, and now I come back as an adult and I can really get the flavor of the city, and I love it.
8
Libba Bray
'The Catcher in the Rye.' When I was a teenager, that was my book; yes, somebody gets it, somebody gets adolescence.
9
Melvin Burgess
Being a teenager is as difficult as living with one. And we've all been there. Perhaps that's the reason we're so hard on them.
10
Sophia Bush
Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time. It's when you make your best friends - I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to. You get the best and the worst as a teen. You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TEENAGER»

Discover the use of teenager in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to teenager and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Have a New Teenager by Friday: From Mouthy and Moody to ...
With his signature wit and commonsense psychology, internationally recognized family expert and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Kevin Leman will help you gain respect--even admiration--from your teenager establish healthy boundaries ...
Kevin Leman, 2011
2
Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder
Always harmful and potentially deadly, eating disorders can wreak havoc on families. This powerful and controversial book by top researchers argues that parents are not the culprits but the key to their teen's recovery.
James Lock, Daniel Le Grange, 2005
3
The Rise and Fall of the American Teenager
A social history of U.S. teenagers focuses attention on this uniquely American social construct, exploring its impact on the nation from the Puritans to the present. Reprint.
Thomas Hine, 2008
4
I Was a Teenager in the American Revolution: 21 Young ...
Future president Andrew Jackson was only 14 when he was captured and sent to jail at Camden. This book relates the Revolutionary War experiences of 23 teenagers.
Elizabeth Ryan Metz, 2006
5
A Zits Guide to Living With Your Teenager
These examples of the "Zits" comic strip are annotated to provide humorous advice on living with a teenager.
Jerry Scott, Jim Borgman, 2010
6
How to Deal With Your Acting-Up Teenager: Practical Help for ...
An outstandingly courageous, honest and original approach to teenage acting-out. This book might save your family's sanity. -Louise Bates Ames, Gesell Institute of Human Development
Ph. D. Bayard, 1986
7
Staying Connected to Your Teenager: How to Keep Them Talking ...
Unfortunately, his parents usually see only the regressed child-moody and defiant-and, if they're not on the lookout, they'll miss seeing the more agreeable, increasingly adult thinker in their midst.With ingenious strategies for coaxing ...
Michael Riera, 2007
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How to Keep Your Teenager Out of Trouble and What to Do If ...
Presents a guide to successful cohabitation with teenagers covering such topics as how teenagers get into trouble, setting limits, building self-esteem, peer pressure, and antisocial behavior.
Neil I. Bernstein, 2001
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Every Day I Pray for My Teenager: A Handbook of Scriptural ...
Drugs, Sex, Cheating, Rebellion Your teenager faces these temptations every single day. I know I did. But my own life is a testimony to the tremendous work prayer can accomplish.
Eastman Curtis, 1996
10
Keys to Parenting Your Teenager
Provides insight into the behavior and thinking of adolescents, and describes effective methods of interacting with teenagers on a day-to-day basis.
Don H. Fontenelle, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TEENAGER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term teenager is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Laughing gas' teenager dies after party in Abbey Wood
A teenager believed to have taken so-called laughing gas at a party in south-east London has died. The 18-year-old was taken to hospital after collapsing in a ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
2
Teenager finds photos of first Nirvana gig tucked inside her dad's …
Photographs of Nirvana's first ever show have been uncovered – and tweeted by a teenager who had no idea what she was showing to the world. Maggie ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Utah Teenager Charged With Aggravated Murder in Girl's Death
A teenage boy lured a 12-year-old neighbor girl out of her Utah home by asking for help looking for his lost cat, then strangled her and left her body in a field with ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
4
Teenager 'in remission' from HIV despite stopping drugs
Prof Sharon Lewin, from the University of Melbourne, in Australia, said: "The French teenager case provides strong evidence yet again of the powerful benefits of ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
5
Inside the mind of a teenager: A parent's guide
There isn't a parent with a teenager who hasn't been told 'You're ruining my life' or 'I hate you' at some point. But if that's not bad enough, their behaviour can get ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
6
Teenager Accused of Raping 82-Year-Old Woman Is Arrested
A teenage rape suspect who had eluded the police since they said he attacked an 82-year-old woman at her Brooklyn home on Monday was taken into custody ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
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Status of Third Teenager in Driver's Ed Car Crash Remains Unclear
Two other teenagers in the back seat, Antonio Baglivo and Paul VanDoran, were killed. The driver, 16-year-old Claudia Krebs, and a 61-year-old driving ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
8
Teenager Who Survived Plane Crash Leaves Hospital
A teenager who survived a plane crash in Washington State left the hospital on Tuesday as searchers located wreckage. For Autumn Veatch, 16, her release ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
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Teenager pulls four-inch centipede out of his ear
Still in pain, the teenager was rushed to Saline Memorial Hospital, in Arkansas, along with the centipede, where he was treated and released. Doctors, who ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
10
Times have changed since I was a teenager hanging around on …
There is a new teenager in the family, as our third daughter has just turned 13. On cue, she has become monosyllabic and self-absorbed. She frets about spots ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»

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