teenager

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n teenager a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
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Quotations

  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P.%20J.%20O%27Rourke
    “Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.”
  • Michael Jackson
    Michael Jackson
    “I was a veteran before I was a teenager.”
  • Tiffani-Amber Thiessen
    Tiffani-Amber Thiessen
    “I have more zits now than I did as a teenager. Stress zits.”
  • Bumper Sticker
    Bumper Sticker
    “There's nothing wrong with teenagers that reasoning with them won't aggravate.”
  • Fran Lebowitz
    Fran%20Lebowitz
    “Remember that as a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.”

Usage

In literature:

In 1863, the teenage Bell and his brother Melville made an artificial talking mechanism out of wood, rubber, gutta-percha, and tin.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
And then as the teenage boy was leaving a servant told him to return the next day.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" by Steven Sills
Every second teenage girl wore one of them.
"Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom" by Cory Doctorow
A freckled-faced teenager in a dinner jacket was in the driver's seat and had the blister window open.
"Code Three" by Rick Raphael
Half a dozen teenaged Tulans brought a cool drink similar to cocoa; it seemed to give a slight lift.
"Adaptation" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
They'll shoot a couple of teenage kids, or something, then they'll have a city-wide mess on their hands.
"Border, Breed Nor Birth" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Their ring was answered by a pretty, teenaged girl.
"Sonny" by Rick Raphael
People on porches and teenagers in front of the drugstore.
"The Mighty Dead" by William Campbell Gault
Their quarrel seemed like the antics of teenagers now.
"The Black Tide" by Arthur G. Stangland
The guardhouse itself had a dozing teenager, undoubtedly with an Uzi resting across his lap.
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Barbara Lutz, owner of Be Well Massage, first became interested in holistic healing in her late teenage years.
Beastly trades on Twilight's well-worn teenage supernatural angst.
But teenagers are "free thinkers", shall we say.
A poor, over-sized and under-educated teenager is on a dead end path that is leading to nowhere.
BC-Bound Flashy Ways Has Teenage Breeder.
"From Bucharest to Berkeley" is a look into the life of Berkeley teenager Ana Maria Dragin, who has said she feels caught between two cultures, and two families.
It's not news that the Bush administration doesn't want teenagers to think about sex, much less do the deed.
The teenage wunderkind who wowed Republicans at the 2009 Conservative Political Action Conference -- is taking a turn to the left.
Midland teenager continually fighting cystic fibrosis.
Two teenagers allegedly armed themselves with a knife and metallic knuckles when they broke into an elementary school in search of megaphones.
A teenage boy with bad skin.
That's because one of the unhappy teenagers in Freeman's second feature, Desert Blue, is a melancholy girl dressed in moody black who likes to detonate homemade bombs.
Teenagers decide to devote their time to helping others.
Dunwoody Police are trying to identify a man accused of asking a teenager for.
On teenage girls who have sex.
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In science:

The adversaries to an election system are not teenagers in garages but foreign governments and powerful interests at home and abroad.
Security Considerations for Remote Electronic Voting over the Internet
Without a state diploma it was impossible for him to be admitted into an ordinary school with teenagers of his age.
The Roland De Witte 1991 Detection of Absolute Motion and Gravitational Waves
U.S. and India origins . Reported worker ages range from teenagers to senior citizens, with education levels ranging from high school to doctoral degrees. Some workers depend on income from mTurk for a living, while many just earn a few extra bucks while passing the time .
Crowdsourcing for Usability Testing
This seems reasonable from the average teenager’s perspective, in which parents normally have little connection with personal interests.
Understanding the Interaction between Interests, Conversations and Friendships in Facebook
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