Definition of “teens” - English Dictionary

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“teens” in British English

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teensnoun [ plural ]

uk /tiːnz/ us /tiːnz/

A person's teens are the period in which they are aged between 13 and 19:

Both my daughters are in their teens.
He's in his early/mid/late teens.
the teens

the range of temperature between 13° and 19°:

The temperature is expected to be in the teens tomorrow.

the period of years between 11 and 19 in any century, usually 1911–1919 or 2011–2019:

This type of building was built in the teens and twenties.

(Definition of “teens” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“teens” in American English

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teensplural noun

us /tinz/

the years when you are 13 through 19 years old:

He hosted his own radio show while still in his teens.

The teens are also the numbers 13 through 19:

Temperatures today will range from the teens to the twenties in the northeast.

(Definition of “teens” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)