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Age RangePlay
Specifically refers to someone whose age ends with 'teen', marking the teenage years. SlideMost teens start high school around 14 or 15.
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Cultural ContextPlay
In many cultures, 'teens' are seen as a transition period between childhood and adulthood. SlideIn her culture, becoming a teen is celebrated with a coming-of-age ceremony.
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Common ConfusionPlay
'Teen' implies human age, not to be confused with 'teeny' which means very small. SlideHe's not a teeny boy anymore; he's a teen with a deep voice.