Translation of "spoon" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /spuːn/ us /spun/

A2 an object with a handle and a round, curved part at one end, used for eating and serving food

knives, forks, and spoons

(Translation of “spoon” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /spuːn/

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.

a spoonful.

spoonful noun

the amount held by a spoon

three spoonfuls of sugar.
spoon-feed verb (past tense, past participle spoon-fed)

to feed with a spoon

dar de comer con cuchara
The baby has to be spoon-fed.

to teach or treat (a person) in a way that does not allow him to think or act for himself

dar la lección masticada
The students are spoon-fed information.

(Translation of “spoon” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)