Definition of Tween

1. Cardinal number. (nonce word) A number in the twenties, or from 23 to 32. ¹



2. Noun. A person who is neither a young child nor an adolescent, one of an age in the range of 8 to 12 years old or a similar range. ¹

3. Noun. A person who is in his or her twenties. (Derived from German ''zwanziger.'') ¹

4. Verb. (context: cinematography) To generate intermediate frames in an animated sequence so as to give the appearance of smooth movement ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tween

1. a child typically of an age eight through twelve [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tween

tweedler
tweedlers
tweedles
tweedlike
tweedling
tweeds
tweedy
tweek
tweeker
tweekers
tweel
tweeled
tweeling
tweels
tweely
tween (current term)
tweenage
tweenager
tweenagers
tweened
tweener
tweeners
tweeness
tweenesses
tweenie
tweenies
tweening
tweenings
tweens
tweeny

Literary usage of Tween

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1. Annual Report (1886)
"««in Length When Alley be- From 75. feet north of Lyon street, and Ottawa of Court House. thence northwesterly on a curve into said east tween Kent north to ..."

2. Anatomy of the Cat by Jacob Ellsworth Reighard, Herbert Spencer Jennings (1901)
"The dorsoventral plane of junction of 'tween-brain and hemispheres is (as Fig. ... A second peculiarity of the 'tween-brain lies in the thinness of its roof ..."

3. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1917)
"Formerly, when built frames were generally employed, a reduction in the superabundant strength of the upper 'tween deck portion was easily obtained by ..."

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