a tender age

a time in your life when you are still young and lack experience

Tennis players start at a more tender age these days.

at the tender age of something:

He was first elected at the tender age of 23.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • tender age — tender (young) age : a very young age She left home at the tender young age of 14. He was playing the piano at a tender age. • • • Main Entry: ↑tender …   Useful english dictionary

  • tender age — index nonage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • tender age of — See the tender age of …   English idioms

  • tender age — Synonyms and related words: bloom, budtime, early years, florescence, flowering time, jeunesse, juvenescence, juvenility, my burning youth, my green age, prime of life, salad days, seedtime of life, springtime of life, tenderness, young blood,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tender age — infancy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • (a) tender age — a tender age phrase a time in your life when you are still young and lack experience Tennis players start at a more tender age these days. at the tender age of something: He was first elected at the tender age of 23. Thesaurus: general words… …   Useful english dictionary

  • the tender age of — the young age of, still wet behind the ears    He was the tender age of three when his mother died …   English idioms

  • at a tender age — at a ˌtender ˈage | at the tender age of… idiom used in connection with sb who is still young and does not have much experience • He left home at the tender age of 15. • She shouldn t be having to deal with problems like this at such a tender age …   Useful english dictionary

  • at the tender age of … — at a ˌtender ˈage | at the tender age of… idiom used in connection with sb who is still young and does not have much experience • He left home at the tender age of 15. • She shouldn t be having to deal with problems like this at such a tender age …   Useful english dictionary

  • at a tender age — when very young, in his youth …   English contemporary dictionary

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