Meaning of 'TWEEN in English

'TWEEN

/tween/ , prep.

1. contraction of between.

n.

2. Also, tween, tweeny . a youngster between 10 and 12 years of age, considered too old to be a child and too young to be a teenager.

[ 1250-1300; ME twene, aph. var. of atwene (see A- 1 ) or betwene BETWEEN ]

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