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English definition of “spoon”


noun [C] uk   /spuːn/ us  
A2 an object consisting of a round, hollow part and a handle, used for mixing, serving, and eating foodCutlery (used as a combining form): a soup spoon a teaspoonCutlery (also spoonful) an amount held in a particular spoon: a couple of spoons of sauceInformal measurements of volumeMeasurements of volume


verb [T + adv/prep] uk   /spuːn/ us  
to move something, especially food, using a spoon: He spooned the mush into the baby's open mouth. Spoon a little sauce over the fish.Giving food to people and animals
(Definition of spoon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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