[ noun ] the time of life between the ages of 12 and 20
Used in print(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
Samples zoomed into closeup range in regular succession , like telephone_poles passing on the highway , while representative music reinforced the mood of the late teens and 1920 's .(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
It was amazing how they had herded together for protection : an enormous matriarch in a quilted silk wrapper , rising from the breakfast_table ; a gross boy in his teens , shuffling in from the kitchen with a sandwich in his hands ; a girl in her twenties , fat and sullen , descending the marble staircase ; then all four gathering on the sofa to face the inquisitor .
[ noun ] (mathematics) all the numbers that end in -teen