Definition of screenager in English:

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screenager

Pronunciation: /ˈskriːneɪdʒə/

noun

informal
A person in their teens or twenties who has an aptitude for computers and the Internet.
Example sentences
  • It's about how screenagers see the world through communications technology, and all that kind of thing.
  • Anyone who thought the personal computer, with its dull, office-furniture styling, was going to be the device to open up the online world to screenagers needs to think again.
  • Clever games designers have worked out exactly how to push the buttons of screenagers in the way other media have failed to do.

Origin

1990s: blend of screen and teenager.

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