at the tender age

Definition of at the tender age

:when only (a specified young age)
  • He left home at the tender age of 18.

Word by Word Definitions

tender play
  1. : marked by, responding to, or expressing the softer emotions : fond, loving

  2. : showing care : considerate, solicitous

  3. : highly susceptible to impressions or emotions : impressionable

  1. : to present for acceptance : offer

  2. : to make a tender of

  3. : to make a bid or tender

  1. : an unconditional offer of money or service in satisfaction of a debt or obligation made to save a penalty or forfeiture for nonpayment or nonperformance

  2. : an offer or proposal made for acceptance: such as

  3. : an offer of a bid for a contract

  1. : an often breaded strip of usually breast meat

  1. : one that tends: such as

  2. : a ship employed to attend other ships (as to supply provisions)

  3. : a boat for communication or transportation between shore and a larger ship

  1. : to make tender : soften, weaken

  2. : to regard or treat with tenderness

  3. : to become tender

  1. : consideration, regard

age play
  1. : the time of life at which some particular qualification, power, or capacity arises or rests

  2. : one of the stages of life

  3. : the length of an existence extending from the beginning to any given time

  1. : to become old : show the effects or the characteristics of increasing age

  2. : to acquire a desirable quality (such as mellowness or ripeness) by standing undisturbed for some time

  3. : to cause to become old

  1. : aggregate : collection

  2. : action : process

  3. : cumulative result of


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