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English definition of “spoon”

spoon

noun [C]     /spuːn/
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
(Definition of spoon noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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