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Teenagers will no doubt be cringeing at this, but a dictionary of 'teenglish' has been published to help parents better understand what their youngsters are talking about.
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
not skilful or sensitive
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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Definition and synonyms of teenglish from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.