tender (young) age

noun

: a very young age
He was playing the piano at a tender age.

Examples of tender (young) age in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley California Michael Honig began managing his family’s vineyard at the tender age of 22 and began selling and delivering wine in downtown San Francisco. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 9 May 2024 The show lasted only one season, which was probably a good thing, given the tender age of the cast — though some of us would have gladly watched 10 more. Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times, 3 May 2024 At the tender age of 70, Jeff Goldblum is finally overcoming his childhood fear of witches by starring in Wicked. Emlyn Travis, EW.com, 24 Mar. 2023 As a result of the massive rise in the stock, Michael Dell’s personal net worth reportedly hit the $100 billion mark in early March—a notable milestone even for a man who became a billionaire at the tender age of 30. Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune, 25 Mar. 2024 First up is the Serenade that composer Richard Strauss produced at the tender age of 17, inspired by his father’s horn playing. Randy McMullen, The Mercury News, 13 Mar. 2024 Even at that tender age, Sargent knew segregating Blacks — denying them housing, life, liberty and pursuit of happiness — was wrong. Journal Sentinel, 4 Mar. 2024 The institution caters to diverse age groups and skill levels, from the tender age of two to seasoned adults. Hilary Tetenbaum, USA TODAY, 26 Jan. 2024 Teammate Parker Fox, in his sixth year of college basketball, marvels at what Christie can do at the tender age of 18. Andy Greder, Twin Cities, 16 Feb. 2024

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“Tender (young) age.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tender%20%28young%29%20age. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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