tender loving care

Definition of tender loving care

  1. :  extra attention to make someone or something look or feel better

Word by Word Definitions

tenderplay
  1. :  having a soft or yielding texture :  easily broken, cut, or damaged :  delicate, fragile

    :  easily chewed :  succulent

    :  physically weak :  not able to endure hardship

  1. :  consideration, regard

  1. :  to make tender :  soften, weaken

    :  to regard or treat with tenderness

    :  to become tender

  1. :  to make a tender of

    :  to present for acceptance :  offer

    :  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

    :  an offer or proposal made for acceptance: such as

    :  an offer of a bid for a contract

  1. :  one that tends: such as

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

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

  1. :  an often breaded strip of usually breast meat

    :  the tenderloin of a chicken

lovingplay
  1. :  affectionate

    :  painstaking

careplay
  1. :  suffering of mind :  grief

    :  a disquieted state of mixed uncertainty, apprehension, and responsibility

    :  a cause for such anxiety

  1. :  to feel trouble or anxiety

    :  to feel interest or concern

    :  to give care


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up tender loving care? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a frightening dream

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!