Pronunciation: (prē-tēn'), [key]
1. Also called pre•teen•ag•er Pronunciation: (prē-tēn'ā"jur), [key] pre•teen'er. a boy or girl under the age of 13, esp. one between the ages of 9 and 12.
2. preteens,the years immediately preceding one's thirteenth birthday.
designating or characteristic of a preteen or preteens: two preteen daughters.
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