tender age(redirected from a tender age)
A youthful age. I'm not surprised to hear that he was doing science experiments at such a tender age—he's a child genius! I experienced my first true heartbreak at the tender age of 18.
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the young age of... She left home at the tender age of 17 and got married to a rock singer.
A young age, as in It's a great advantage to learn languages at a tender age. [Early 1300s]