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the wooden spoon

noun [S] uk   us   UK informal
the imaginary prize that a person or team is given if they finish last in a race or competition: Our college team took the wooden spoon in the inter-collegiate league this season.
Translations of “the wooden spoon”
in Chinese (Traditional) (比賽的)末名獎…
in Chinese (Simplified) (比赛的)末名奖…
(Definition of the wooden spoon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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