term used by animators, particularly those who use that bloody picky and irritating program called Flash, to describe movement or transistion from some weird thing to another. Used in phrases such as 'motion tween' or 'shape tween'. Derived from the word 'between'.
Joe: What tween should I use if I wanna move an object in Flash?
Tom: Use a motion tween dude!
by Kok September 13, 2005
an unfair label for any person who is between the ages of 8 and 12/13. it is an insult to be called a tween. if a person is above the age of 11 they should be refered to as"young adult" or just plain teens. most tweens are labeled as being to young for being a teen, but too old for being a kid, although they act like it. thats bull cause all they want to do is be old enough to drive a car so their parents will stop giving them a hard time. REAL TWEENS ARE THE PREPS WHO LISTEN TO POP AND LIKE PINK AND TEXT TALK MORE THAN NECCESSARY. the other 12/13 year olds who play it straight and dont really fit in anywhere are tyically the cool ones so dont mess with them.
REAL TWEEN: omg i cant wait to listen to the jonas brudas l8er!!!

Other: what the hell just leave me alone
by skyla4 December 07, 2009
A made-up age group, ranging from about 8 to early teens, used by parents to justify why they are allowing their prepubescent daughters to dress and behave like sluts.
*: "Why is your nine-year-old wearing a midriff top, low-rise jeans, and eight pounds of eyeshadow and lipstick?"

Girl's mother: (taking a long drink of boxed wine and shrugging) "Why not? She's a tween!"

*: "She also has a tramp stamp."

Girl's mother: "I believe I just said she was a tween."

*: "I think she's sexting a college student."

Girl's mother: "TWEEN!"
by wolf15668 September 01, 2013
Okay, I'm 11 and I'll get this definition straight to you. Tweens are people who are inbetween the ages of about 9-12. Let me warn you that not all people who are in this age group are not actually that bad like me.

1.) Tweens watch Disney Channel and follow stupid trends and listen to One Direction or Justin Gayber.

2.) They shop at places like Hot Topic, Abercrombie, Hollister, and other shitty places.
3.) They listen to every new pop song.
4.) They type like retards.
5.) They dress like sluts.
6.) They wear 80 pounds of make up
Tween: oH mAi gAwD i'M lIsTeNiNg tO tHaT nEw jUsTiN bIeBeR sOnG

Me: Shut the hell up and leave me alone. I listen to Green Day and The Beatles.
by Babeh Duckeh September 02, 2012
A child aged between 10 and 12, the definitition originally only applied to 12 year olds, but has since broadened.

TWELVE + TEEN = TWEEN.

Someone who is not quite a teenager.

Often watches Disney shows (Hannah Montana, Wizards of Waverly Place) and listens to Disney bands (Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus/Hannah Montana).

Can be used in a derogatory fashion, implying that someone is immature.
Ex 1:

"My sister had her tweenage friends for a sleep over last night, they stayed up listening to Hannah Montana and watching High School Musical."

Ex 2:

Girl 1: " I love (insert celebrities name here), I want to marry them and have their babies and...
Girl 2: You're such a tween.
by unseen_4 May 03, 2009
Most people expect these 10 to 12 year old girls to be prissy and annoying.... well at some times they can be (especially at 10) but they seem to be growing out of toys and getting more into boys! (oooh! that rhymed!)
person 1: Ah, yeah see that kid over there?
person 2: you mean that tween?!
by snapcraclepop January 27, 2013
I used to think it was a fusion between teen and weenie, but haven't seen that around anywhere else. They tend to listen to Hannah Montana and the Jonas brothers, also watch Disney all day long. Tend to begin to take on the unruly attitudes that Disney whores display to their mothers in the show. Generally 10-15.
Mum: Come on Sarah, if you do your homework I'll get you the new Jonas brothers album.

Sarah: Fuck you bitch im teleporting my hot underage ass out of here, wizards of Waverley place for the world muthafucka! viva la tweeness!
by EPICPWNERY September 01, 2010

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