Associations to the word «Spoon»


SPOON, noun. An implement for eating or serving; a scooped utensil whose long handle is straight, in contrast to a ladle.
SPOON, noun. An implement for stirring food while being prepared; a wooden spoon.
SPOON, noun. A measure that will fit into a spoon; a spoonful.
SPOON, noun. (sports) (archaic) A wooden-headed golf club with moderate loft, similar to the modern three wood.
SPOON, noun. (fishing) A type of metal lure resembling the concave head of a table spoon.
SPOON, noun. (dentistry) (informal) A spoon excavator.
SPOON, noun. (figuratively) (slang) (archaic) A simpleton, a spooney.
SPOON, noun. (US) (military) A safety handle on a hand grenade, a trigger.
SPOON, verb. To serve using a spoon.
SPOON, verb. (intransitive) (dated) To flirt; to make advances; to court, to interact romantically or amorously.
SPOON, verb. (transitive or intransitive) (slang) (of persons) To lie nestled front-to-back, following the contours of the bodies, in a manner reminiscent of stacked spoons.
SPOON, verb. (tennis) (golf) (croquet) To hit (the ball) weakly, pushing it with a lifting motion, instead of striking with an audible knock.
SPOON, verb. (intransitive) To fish with a concave spoon bait.
SPOON, verb. (transitive) To catch by fishing with a concave spoon bait.
SPOON, verb. Alternative form of spoom
SPOON BOWL, noun. Alternative spelling of spoon-bowl
SPOON BOWLS, noun. Plural of spoon bowl
SPOON EXCAVATOR, noun. A curette with hooklike ends used to remove soft carious decay in dentistry.
SPOON EXCAVATORS, noun. Plural of spoon excavator
SPOON LURE, noun. (fishing) An oblong, concave lure, usually of metal or shell, shaped like the bowl of a spoon.
SPOON LURES, noun. Plural of spoon lure
SPOON OAR, noun. An oar with a curved blade to assist in rowing.
SPOON SWEET, noun. Usually, fruit preserved in sugar syrup in the eastern Mediterranean, often served in a spoon as a gesture of hospitality.
SPOON SWEETS, noun. Plural of spoon sweet

Dictionary definition

SPOON, noun. A piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food.
SPOON, noun. As much as a spoon will hold; "he added two spoons of sugar".
SPOON, noun. Formerly a golfing wood with an elevated face.
SPOON, verb. Scoop up or take up with a spoon; "spoon the sauce over the roast".
SPOON, verb. Snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others.

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