Adjective Definition


1.Definition: (of plants) not hardy; easily killed by adverse growing condition

"Tender green shoots"

2.Definition: (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail

Related Adjective(s):crank, cranky, tippy

3.Definition: easy to cut or chew

"Tender beef"

4.Definition: given to sympathy or gentleness or sentimentality

"A tender heart", "A tender smile", "Tender loving care", "Tender memories", "A tender mother"

5.Definition: having or displaying warmth or affection

"A tender glance"

Related Adjective(s):affectionate, fond, lovesome

6.Definition: hurting

"The tender spot on his jaw"

Related Adjective(s):raw, sensitive, sore

7.Definition: physically untoughened

"Tender feet"

Related Adjective(s):untoughened

8.Definition: young and immature

"At a tender age"

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