Definition of tween noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//twiːn//
; NAmE NAmE//twiːn//
(also tweener
BrE BrE//ˈtwiːnə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtwiːnər//
especially British English
, tweenager
BrE BrE//ˈtwiːneɪdʒə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtwiːneɪdʒər//
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a child between the ages of about 10 and 12 synonym pre-teen See related entries: Youth Word Origin 1940s: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: tween