fork-tender

adjective
fork-ten·der | \ ˈfȯrk-ˈten-dər \

Definition of fork-tender 

: tender enough to be easily pierced or cut with a fork fork-tender filet mignon

First Known Use of fork-tender

1973, in the meaning defined above

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