Definition of tweenager in US English:



  • A preteen or a young teenager.

    ‘the hot show for tweenagers’
    • ‘The professor argues that tweenagers are influenced by peer pressure and that branding helps them to become part of groups.’
    • ‘Apparently tweenagers - 10-13-year-olds - are masters of pester power.’
    • ‘The most dangerous toy I encountered as a tweenager was my cousin's new pogo stick.’
    • ‘Rules 6 & 7 may feel very pertinent for those of you with tweenagers / teenagers.’
    • ‘Whether Irish, American or German, today's ‘tweenager’ is exposed to 20,000 to 40,000 commercials a year, and up to 8,000 brands a day.’
    • ‘They star as two of the kids in a cunning casting move designed to appeal to the tweenager crowd.’
    • ‘As you can see, the choice of shares for tweenagers is bounded only by your child's personal interests.’
    • ‘Though she is a mature woman, her target audience is likely to centre on the lucrative ‘tweenager’ market of 10 to 14-year-olds.’