how to pronounce tween

/ˈtwiːn/

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tween is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of tween in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… day if you're a teen or tween you spent …”

meanings of tween

noun:

  1. A person in their twenties, between 20 and 29 years old. Possibly including 30-32.
  2. An action of tweening (inserting frames for continuity); a sequence of frames generated by tweening.
  3. A child, usually a girl, in the age range between young childhood and adolescence, normally between eight and thirteen years of age.

verb:

  1. To generate intermediate frames in an animated sequence so as to give the appearance of smooth movement.

adjective:

  1. Of or having to do with tweenagers.

words with pronunciation similar to tween

teentweakweanqueentweedtweettwinsweetteattweaked

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