US: /ˌædəˈɫɛsənt/, /ˌædoʊˈɫɛsənt/
UK: /ˌædəlˈɛsənt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

adolescent /,ædou'lesns/
  • tính từ
    • đang tuổi thanh niên, trẻ
      • adolescent river: sông trẻ
  • danh từ
    • người thanh niên

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
a young person who is developing from a child into an adult: adolescents between the ages of 13 and 18 and the problems they face
adolescent adjective: adolescent boys / girls / experiences

Thesaurus dictionary

1 teenager, youth, juvenile, minor, stripling, youngster, US teen, Colloq kid; Slang teeny-bopper:
A group of adolescents volunteered to work at the home for the elderly.
2 teenaged, young, youthful, maturing, pubescent; immature, puerile, juvenile:
Adolescent growth is often dramatic, a gain of two inches in height being not unusual.

Collocation dictionary


young | spotty | awkward, disturbed

Concise English dictionary

+a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
+relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent
+being of the age 13 through 19
+displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
+in the state of development between puberty and maturity