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 ?
Before that estimable lady could recover herself, or offer the slightest retaliation, she was forced into a kneeling posture by a crowd of shouting tormentors, and compelled to swallow a spoonful of the odious mixture, rendered more than usually savoury by the immersion in the bowl of Master Wackford's head, whose ducking was intrusted to another rebel.
He had scarcely swallowed the last spoonful, when there came a soft rap at the door.
Amy, who was fond of delicate fare, took a heaping spoonful, choked, hid her face in her napkin, and left the table precipitately.
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.
"Open your mouth, sir, and take a sup of this." 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.
'Were you asked to tea?' 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.