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English definition of “pre-teen”

pre-teen

noun [C] uk   /ˌpriːˈtiːn/ us  
a boy or girl between the ages of nine and twelve: a magazine for pre-teensChildren and babies
pre-teen
adjective uk   us  
pre-teen fashionsChildren and babies
(Definition of pre-teen from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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