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Definition of Spoon


  1. A wooden club with a lofted face.
  2. To catch by fishing with a spoon bait.
  3. In croquet, golf, etc., to push or shove (a ball) with a lifting motion, instead of striking with an audible knock.
  4. To fish with a spoon bait.
  5. In croquet, golf, etc., to spoon a ball.
  6. See Spoom.
  7. An implement consisting of a small bowl (usually a shallow oval) with a handle, used especially in preparing or eating food.
  8. Anything which resembles a spoon in shape; esp. (Fishing), a spoon bait.
  9. Fig.: A simpleton; a spooney.
  10. To take up in, or as in, a spoon.
  11. To act with demonstrative or foolish fondness, as one in love.

Spoon Quotations

Every decently-made object, from a house to a lamp post to a bridge, spoon or egg cup, is not just a piece of 'stuff' but a physical embodiment of human energy, testimony to the magical ability of our species to take raw materials and turn them into things of use, value and beauty.
Kevin McCloud

I'm brilliant at cooking my stepmother's scrambled egg recipe. The secret is to put eggs, butter, milk, and seasoning together in the saucepan, and to keep stirring with a wooden spoon under a low heat until the preferred consistency is reached.
Ian Mckellen

They dined on mince, and slices of quince, Which they ate with a runcible spoon; And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, They danced by the light of the moon.
Edward Lear

If you can't tell a spoon from a ladle, then you're fat!
Demetri Martin

You wake up in the morning and you look at your old spoon, and you say to yourself, 'Mick, it's time to get yourself a new spoon.' And you do.
Mick Jagger
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Spoon Translations

spoon in Afrikaans is lepel
spoon in Danish is ske
spoon in Dutch is pollepel
spoon in Finnish is lusikka
spoon in Italian is cucchiaio
spoon in Norwegian is skje
spoon in Portuguese is colher
spoon in Spanish is cuchara
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