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spoon

 (spo͞on)
n.
1. A utensil consisting of a small, shallow bowl on a handle, used in preparing, serving, or eating food.
2. Something similar to this utensil or its bowl, as:
a. A shiny, curved, metallic fishing lure.
b. A paddle or an oar with a curved blade.
3. Sports A three wood golf club.
v. spooned, spoon·ing, spoons
v.tr.
1. To lift, scoop up, or carry with or as if with a spoon.
2. Sports & Games To shove or scoop (a ball) into the air.
3. Informal To lie down behind and against (another person) so that both bodies face the same direction with the knees drawn up slightly like nested spoons.
v.intr.
1. To fish with a spoon lure.
2. Sports & Games To give a ball an upward scoop.
3. Informal To lie down with another person so that both bodies face the same direction with the knees drawn up slightly like spoons nested in each other.
4. Informal To engage in amorous behavior, such as kissing or caressing.

[Middle English, from Old English spōn, chip of wood.]

spoon′a·ble adj.

spoon

(spuːn)
n
1. (Cookery) a metal, wooden, or plastic utensil having a shallow concave part, usually elliptical in shape, attached to a handle, used in eating or serving food, stirring, etc
2. (Angling) Also called: spoonbait an angling lure for spinning or trolling, consisting of a bright piece of metal which swivels on a trace to which are attached a hook or hooks
3. (Golf) golf a former name for a No. 3 wood
4. informal a foolish or useless person
5. wooden spoon Brit another name for booby prize
6. (Rowing) rowing a type of oar blade that is curved at the edges and tip to gain a firm grip on the water. Compare spade14
7. be born with a silver spoon in one's mouth to inherit wealth or social standing
vb
8. (Cookery) (tr) to scoop up or transfer (food, liquid, etc) from one container to another with or as if with a spoon
9. (intr) slang old-fashioned to kiss and cuddle
10. to hollow out (a cavity or spoon-shaped bowl) (in something)
11. (Ball Games, other than specified) sport to hit (a ball) with a weak lifting motion, as in golf, cricket, etc
[Old English spōn splinter; related to Old Norse spōnn spoon, chip, Old High German spān]

spoon

(spun)

n.
1. a utensil for use in eating, stirring, measuring, ladling, etc., consisting of a small, shallow bowl with a handle.
2. any of various implements, objects, or parts resembling or suggesting this.
3. a spoonful.
4. a fishing lure consisting of a bright spoon-shaped piece of metal.
5. Older Use. (in golf) the third of a set of four woods, used for hitting long, high drives from the fairway.
v.t.
6. to eat with, take up, or transfer in or as if in a spoon.
7. to hollow out or shape like a spoon.
8.
a. to push or shove (a ball) with a lifting motion, as in golf.
b. to hit (a ball) up in the air, as in cricket.
v.i.
9. Informal. to show affection or love, esp. in an openly sentimental way.
10. to spoon a ball.
11. to fish with a spoon.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English spōn chip, splinter, c. Middle Low German, Old High German spān, Old Norse spōnn, spānn]

spoon

  • runcible spoon - A three-pronged fork curved like a spoon and used as a serving utensil.
  • cochleare - A spoon or spoonful of a medical prescription.
  • spoon bread - Soft cornbread served with a spoon; it is also called egg bread or butter bread.
  • toe - The outer edge of a spoon.

spoon


Past participle: spooned
Gerund: spooning

Imperative
spoon
spoon
Present
I spoon
you spoon
he/she/it spoons
we spoon
you spoon
they spoon
Preterite
I spooned
you spooned
he/she/it spooned
we spooned
you spooned
they spooned
Present Continuous
I am spooning
you are spooning
he/she/it is spooning
we are spooning
you are spooning
they are spooning
Present Perfect
I have spooned
you have spooned
he/she/it has spooned
we have spooned
you have spooned
they have spooned
Past Continuous
I was spooning
you were spooning
he/she/it was spooning
we were spooning
you were spooning
they were spooning
Past Perfect
I had spooned
you had spooned
he/she/it had spooned
we had spooned
you had spooned
they had spooned
Future
I will spoon
you will spoon
he/she/it will spoon
we will spoon
you will spoon
they will spoon
Future Perfect
I will have spooned
you will have spooned
he/she/it will have spooned
we will have spooned
you will have spooned
they will have spooned
Future Continuous
I will be spooning
you will be spooning
he/she/it will be spooning
we will be spooning
you will be spooning
they will be spooning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been spooning
you have been spooning
he/she/it has been spooning
we have been spooning
you have been spooning
they have been spooning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been spooning
you will have been spooning
he/she/it will have been spooning
we will have been spooning
you will have been spooning
they will have been spooning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been spooning
you had been spooning
he/she/it had been spooning
we had been spooning
you had been spooning
they had been spooning
Conditional
I would spoon
you would spoon
he/she/it would spoon
we would spoon
you would spoon
they would spoon
Past Conditional
I would have spooned
you would have spooned
he/she/it would have spooned
we would have spooned
you would have spooned
they would have spooned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spoon - a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handlespoon - a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
eating utensil, cutlery - tableware implements for cutting and eating food
dessert spoon - a spoon larger than a teaspoon and smaller than a tablespoon
runcible spoon - a fork-like spoon with a cutting edge; coined by Edward Lear
soup spoon, soupspoon - a spoon with a rounded bowl for eating soup
sugar shell, sugar spoon - a spoon for serving sugar; often made in the shape of a seashell
tablespoon - a spoon larger than a dessert spoon; used for serving
tea maker - a covered spoon with perforations
teaspoon - a small spoon used for stirring tea or coffee; holds about one fluid dram
wooden spoon - a spoon made of wood
2.spoon - as much as a spoon will holdspoon - as much as a spoon will hold; "he added two spoons of sugar"
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
3.spoon - formerly a golfing wood with an elevated face
wood - a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots; originally made with a wooden head; "metal woods are now standard"
Verb1.spoon - scoop up or take up with a spoon; "spoon the sauce over the roast"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
2.spoon - snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others
neck, make out - kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion; "The couple were necking in the back seat of the car"

spoon

verb
Informal. To engage in kissing, caressing, and other amorous behavior:
Informal: fool around, neck, pet.
Slang: make out.
Translations
مِلء المِلْعَقَهمِلْعَقَةمِلْعَقَهيَغْرُف بِمِلْعَقَه
lžícelžičkakrmit lžící
skeskefuldputte
kulero
lusikas
چمچهقاشق
lusikka
चम्मच
žlicakašika
kanálkanalaz
matskeiîskeiðskeiîspúnntaka upp meî skeiî, ausa
スプーン
숟가락
coclearium
šaukštassemti šaukštumaitinti šaukštuperdėm globotipilti šaukštu
ēdamkarotekarotesmelt ar karotisoup-spoontējkarote
lingură
žlica
sked
ช้อน
kaşıkkaşık dolusukaşıkla almak/vermek
ложка
thìa

spoon

[spuːn]
A. N
1. (gen) → cuchara f; (= teaspoon) → cucharita f
to be born with a silver spoon in one's mouthnacer de pie, nacer con un pan debajo del brazo
2. (= spoonful) → cucharada f
B. VT (also spoon out) to spoon sth onto a plateechar cucharadas de algo en un plato
spoon off VT + ADV [+ fat, cream etc] → quitar con la cuchara
spoon out VT + ADV = spoon B
spoon up VT + ADVrecoger con cuchara

spoon

[ˈspuːn] n
(= utensil) → cuillère f, cuiller f
(= spoonful) → cuillerée fspoon-feed [ˈspuːnfiːd] vt
(fig)mâcher le travail à
He expects to be spoon-fed → Il s'attend à ce qu'on lui mâche le travail.
[+ child, sick person] → nourrir à la cuillère, nourrir à la cuiller

spoon

nLöffel m ? silver
vtlöffeln
vi (dated inf)schmusen, poussieren (dated inf)

spoon

:
spoon bait
n (Angling) → Blinker m
spoonbill
nLöffler m, → Löffelreiher m
spoon chisel
n (Tech) → Hohlmeißel m

spoon

[spuːn]
1. ncucchiaio
to be born with a silver spoon in one's mouth → essere nato/a con la camicia
2. vt to spoon out (sauce, cream) → servire con il cucchiaio
to spoon sth into a plate → versare qc in un piatto con il cucchiaio

spoon

(spuːn) noun
1. an instrument shaped like a shallow bowl with a handle for lifting food (especially soup or pudding) to the mouth, or for stirring tea, coffee etc. a teaspoon/soup-spoon.
2. a spoonful.
verb
to lift or scoop up with a spoon. She spooned food into the baby's mouth.
ˈspoonful noun
the amount held by a spoon. three spoonfuls of sugar.
ˈspoon-feedpast tense, past participle ˈspoon-fed verb
1. to feed with a spoon.
2. to teach or treat (a person) in a way that does not allow him to think or act for himself.

spoon

مِلْعَقَة lžíce ske Löffel κουτάλι cuchara lusikka cuiller žlica cucchiaio スプーン 숟가락 lepel skje łyżka colher ложка sked ช้อน kaşık thìa 调羹

spoon

n. cuchara.