Teenager


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Teenager

See also Adolescence.
Ah, Wilderness!
high-school senior has problems with girls and his father. [Am. Drama: O’Neill Ah, Wilderness! in Sobel, 15]
Aldrich, Henry
teenaged film character of the 1940s. [Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 337]
American Bandstand
durable and popular TV show; teenagers are featured performers. [TV: Terrace, I, 52]
Archie
the eternal comic-book teenager. [Comics: Horn, 87]
Baxter, William Sylvanus
adolescent in the throes of first love. [Am. Lit.: Booth Tarkington Seventeen in Benét, 918]
Caulfield, Holden
sensitive, troubled teenager. [Am. Lit.: Catcher in the Rye]
Dedalus, Stephen
undergoes all the trials, troubles, fears, and embarrassments of a teenager. [Irish Lit.: Joyce Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man]
Gidget
archetypal teenage girl. [TV: Terrace, I, 311–312]
Gillis, Dobie
1950s and 1960s teenager struggling to postpone adulthood. [TV: “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis” in Terrace, II, 64–66]
Hardy, Andy
teenaged son of a “typical family” in a small midwestern town. [Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 323]
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PARENTING teenagers is rarely easy and when tough issues arise it can be hard for mums and dads to know what to do for the best.
Illegal drugs were not discounted although the police investigators were looking into earlier reports that the teenagers were part of the 'salisi gang' that victimized passengers at the bus terminals.
The teenager and his three friends were arrested and questioned about what happened," he said.
So that explains why it's happening - but it doesn't make teenagers any easier to live with.
Yes, some of the groups of teenagers who congregate in town centres every evening - usually for want of anywhere else to meet their friends - will be up to no good, in the same way that not every adult is trustworthy.
Cats and teenagers can lie on the living-room sofa for hours on end without moving and barely breathing.
The number of teenagers arrested in Chicago has dropped 22 percent during that time, and the number in Cook County who have had charges brought against them in juvenile court has fallen 50 percent.
It's the same reason you might get a thrill from the latest hit radio song, a new friend, or a cool cell phone: You're both teenagers.
It is in Florence, uniquely, that a specific social institution developed to accommodate urban teenagers and negotiate their impulses towards desirable civic ends.
This benign course was not related to treatment: only one teenager had a full course of ribavirin treatment, and most of the teenagers had either no specific medications of medications for <2 days.
It's designed to boost self-esteem and teach teenagers how to make smart decisions.