Teen in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is teen a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word teen is a Scrabble US word. The word teen is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

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Is teen a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word teen is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

T1E1E1N1

Is teen a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word teen is a Words With Friends word. The word teen is worth 5 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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You can make 16 words from 'teen' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'teen'

ETEN 4NETE 4
TEEN 4TENE 4

3 letters words from 'teen'

EEN 3ENE 3
NEE 3NET 3
TEE 3TEN 3

2 letters words from 'teen'

EE 2EN 2
ET 2NE 2
TE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of teen

teen eten teen eten eetn eetn tene etne tnee ntee ente nete tene etne tnee ntee ente nete eent eent enet neet enet neet

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word teen. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in teen.

Definitions and meaning of teen

teen

Pronunciation

  • enPR: tēn, IPA(key): /tiːn/
  • Rhymes: -iːn

Etymology 1

Back-formation from teenager. Clipping of teenager.

Noun

teen (plural teens)

  1. A teenager.

Adjective

teen (not comparable)

  1. Of or having to do with teenagers; teenage
    teen fashion

Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English tene, from Old English tēona, tēone, *tēon, from Proto-Germanic *teuną.

Noun

teen (plural teens)

  1. (archaic) Grief; sorrow; trouble.
    Synonyms: ill-fortune, harm, suffering
    • 1600, Edward Fairfax, The Jerusalem Delivered of Tasso, X, xxv:
      The Soldan changed hue for grief and teen, / On that sad book his shame and loss he lear'd.
    • 1866, Algernon Swinburne, Faustine:
      Your soul forgot her joys, forgot / Her times of teen; / Yea, this life likewise will you not / Forget
    • 1867, Matthew Arnold, A Southern Night:
      With public toil and private teen Thou sank'st alone.
    • 1874, James Thomson, The City of Dreadful Night, XXI:
      That City's sombre Patroness and Queen, / In bronze sublimity she gazes forth / Over her Capital of teen and threne
  2. (archaic or obsolete) Vexation; anger; hate.

Translations

Etymology 3

From Middle English tenen, from Old English tēonian, tȳnan (to slander, vex), from Proto-Germanic *tiunijaną.

Verb

teen (third-person singular simple present teens, present participle teening, simple past and past participle teened)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To excite; to provoke; to vex; to afflict; to injure.
  2. (reflexive, obsolete) To become angry or distressed.
    • c. 1385, William Langland, Piers Plowman, II:
      Þenne tened hym theologye · whan he þis tale herde

Etymology 4

See tine (to shut).

Verb

teen (third-person singular simple present teens, present participle teening, simple past and past participle teened)

  1. (transitive, obsolete, provincial) To hedge or fence in; to enclose.
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References

  • teen in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • -tene, EENT, NEET, neet

Afrikaans

Alternative forms

  • teun (archaic)

Etymology

From Dutch tegen, from Middle Dutch tegen, tjegen, from te jegen, the latter from Old Dutch gegin, from Proto-Germanic *gagin.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɪən/

Preposition

teen

  1. against

Basque

Noun

teen

  1. genitive plural of te

Danish

Noun

teen c

  1. definite singular of te

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈteːn/
  • Hyphenation: teen
  • Rhymes: -eːn

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch têe, from Old Dutch *tēa, from Proto-Germanic *taihwǭ. The modern form was originally a plural (retained in van top tot teen), which was reanalysed as a singular. Compare schoen where the same has happened, or raaf which went the opposite way.

Noun

teen m (plural tenen, diminutive teentje n)

  1. toe
Alternative forms
  • toon (dated, dialectal)
Derived terms
  • grote teen
  • lange tenen
  • teengewricht
  • teennagel
  • teenschimmel
  • teensok
  • van top tot teen
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: toon
  • Papiamentu: tenchi (from the diminutive)

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch tene, teene, from Old Dutch *tein, *tēn, from Proto-Germanic *tainaz.

Noun

teen f or n (plural tenen, diminutive teentje n)

  1. twig, thin branch
    Synonym: twijg
  2. clove (of garlic)
  3. (collective) A bundle of twigs.
Alternative forms
  • tien (archaic)
Derived terms
  • wilgenteen

Anagrams

  • eten, neet

Estonian

Verb

teen

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tegema

Finnish

Etymology 1

Verb

teen

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tehdä

Etymology 2

Noun

teen

  1. genitive singular of tee

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

Noun

teen m

  1. definite singular of te

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

teen m

  1. definite singular of te

Spanish

Adjective

teen (plural teens)

  1. teen

Westrobothnian

Etymology

From Old Norse tiðna.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tʰèːn], [tʰèːɳ], [tʰèɪ̯ːn]
    Rhymes: -èːn

Verb

teen (preterite tenä)

  1. (intransitive) thaw, melt

Related terms

  • tiden

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TEEMINGNESS, the state of being teeming.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)