HyperDic: spoon

English > 5 senses of the word spoon:
NOUNartifactspoona piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle
quantityspoon, spoonfulas much as a spoon will hold
artifactspoonformerly a golfing wood with an elevated face
VERBcontactspoonscoop up or take up with a spoon
contactspoon, smoochsnuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others
spoon > pronunciation
Soundsspuw'n
Rhymesafternoon ... Witherspoon: 64 rhymes with uwn...
English > spoon: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food.
Narrowerdessert spoonA spoon larger / larger than a teaspoon and smaller than a tablespoon
runcible spoonA fork-like spoon with a cutting edge
soupspoon, soup spoonA spoon with a rounded bowl for eating soup
sugar spoon, sugar shellA spoon for serving sugar
tablespoonA spoon larger / larger than a dessert spoon
tea makerA covered spoon with perforations
teaspoonA small / small spoon used for stirring tea or coffee
wooden spoonA spoon made of wood
BroadercontainerAny 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)
cutlery, eating utensiltableware implements for cutting and eating food
Spanishcuchara
Catalancullera
Verbsspoonscoop up or take up with a spoon
English > spoon: 5 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningAs much as a spoon will hold.
Example"he added two spoons of sugar"
Synonymspoonful
BroadercontainerfulThe quantity that a container will hold
Spanishcucharada
Catalancullerada, cullera
Verbsspoonscoop up or take up with a spoon
English > spoon: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningformerly a golfing wood with an elevated face.
BroaderwoodA golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots
English > spoon: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningscoop up or take up with a spoon.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThe women spoon water into the bowl
Example"spoon the sauce over the roast"
Entailsimmerse, plungethrust or throw into
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanishcucharear
Catalanagafar amb la cullera
Nounsspoona piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle
spoonas much as a spoon will hold
English > spoon: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningsnuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsmooch
Broaderneck, make outkiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion
Spanishbesuquearse
Catalanpetonejar-se

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