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Spoon meaning

spoon - 13 dictionary results

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

spoon - examples of usage

  1. " No." Mrs. Mandel dropped her eyes, and the spoon shook in her hand. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  2. Katharine stirred her spoon round and round, stared into the swirl of the tea, and remained silent. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. It is unfortunately no rare thing to see the good man striving against fate, and the fool born with a silver spoon in his mouth. - "Luck or Cunning?", Samuel Butler.
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