Definition of Alateen in English:

Alateen

(also Al-a-teen, alateen)

noun

US
  • A division of the Al-Anon mutual support organization, dedicated to helping (especially teenage) children who are affected by the alcoholism of a family member (especially a parent) or friend.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in The Oakland Tribune. From Al-A- + teen.

Pronunciation

Alateen

/ˌaləˈtiːn/