spoonful


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spoon·ful

 (spo͞on′fo͝ol′)
n. pl. spoon·fuls
The amount that a spoon holds.

spoonful

(ˈspuːnˌfʊl)
n, pl -fuls
1. the amount that a spoon is able to hold
2. (Cookery) a small quantity

spoon•ful

(ˈspun fʊl)

n., pl. -fuls.
1. as much as a spoon can hold.
2. a small quantity.
[1250–1300]
usage: See -ful.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spoonful - as much as a spoon will holdspoonful - as much as a spoon will hold; "he added two spoons of sugar"
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
Translations
lžíce
skefuld
lusikallinen
zalogaj
matskeiî
ひとさじ
한 숟가락 가득
sked
เต็มช้อน
thìa đầy

spoonful

[ˈspuːnfʊl] Ncucharada f

spoonful

[ˈspuːnfʊl] ncuillerée f

spoonful

nLöffel m; a spoonful of soupein Löffel Suppe

spoonful

[ˈspuːnfʊl] ncucchiaiata

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.

spoonful

مِقْدَارُ مِلْعَقَةٌ صَغِيرَة lžíce skefuld Löffel κουταλιά cucharada lusikallinen cuillérée zalogaj cucchiaiata ひとさじ 한 숟가락 가득 lepel skjefull łyżka (czegoś) colherada полная ложка sked เต็มช้อน bir kaşık dolusu thìa đầy 一汤匙

spoonful

n. cucharada.

spoonful

n (tablespoonful) cucharada sopera or grande, cucharada, 15 ml; (teaspoonful) cucharadita, 5 ml
References in classic literature ?
Now they were all beautiful, and all exactly alike: but he was told that the eldest had eaten a piece of sugar, the next some sweet syrup, and the youngest a spoonful of honey; so he was to guess which it was that had eaten the honey.
However Bruno instantly put a large spoonful of soup into its mouth, and the poor little thing coughed violently for some time.
A helot of Agesilaus made us a dish of Spartan broth, but I was not able to get down a second spoonful.
Come, Josh," he said, in a cajoling tone, "give us a spoonful of brandy, and a sovereign to pay the way back, and I'll go.
Meanwhile Razumihin sat down on the sofa beside him, as clumsily as a bear put his left arm round Raskolnikov's head, although he was able to sit up, and with his right hand gave him a spoonful of soup, blowing on it that it might not burn him.
My mother was rejoicing over me on one side of the bed; and the unknown gentleman, addressed as "doctor," was offering me a spoonful of whisky-and-water on the other.
If I had my way, I'd have Cap'n Smollett work us back into the trades at least; then we'd have no blessed miscalculations and a spoonful of water a day.
He recalled his arrival on the island, his presentation to a smuggler chief, a subterranean palace full of splendor, an excellent supper, and a spoonful of hashish.
For instance, for some forms of disease, the patient drinks the native hot water of Baden-Baden, with a spoonful of salt from the Carlsbad springs dissolved in it.
she demanded, tying an apron over her neat black frock, and standing with a spoonful of the leaf poised over the pot.
He passed his tongue over a spoonful of preserves, and stuck his teeth into the sticky pastry of Mme.
How they must despise us men, who require to sit quiet for a couple of hours after dining off a spoonful of clear soup and the wing of a chicken!