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1. spoon

noun. ['ˈspuːn'] a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food.

Synonyms

  • runcible spoon
  • soup spoon
  • wooden spoon
  • dessert spoon
  • teaspoon
  • soupspoon
  • tablespoon
  • eating utensil
  • cutlery
  • sugar shell
  • sugar spoon
  • tea maker

Antonyms

  • rise
  • end
  • pack
  • dock

Etymology

  • spone (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spon (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Spoon

  • contrabassoon
  • viromune
  • inopportune
  • picayune
  • ducommun
  • afternoon
  • terhune
  • rangoon
  • pontoon
  • platoon
  • opportune
  • muldoon
  • monsoon
  • mckune
  • mccune
  • mccuen
  • mcclune
  • majnoon
  • lampoon
  • impugn
  • huntoon
  • harpoon
  • hamdoon
  • festoon
  • disharoon
  • dekroon
  • commune
  • cartoon
  • cardoon
  • cancun

How do you pronounce spoon?

Pronounce spoon as spun.

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Example sentences of the word spoon


1. Noun, singular or mass
Position the rubber band so it is just above the very bottom of the spoon handle as you wrap.

Quotes containing the word spoon


1. A man with a silver spoon may get his share of supporters, but he can never be an inspiration for somebody! Patience and hard work are the key to every man's success.
- Kailash Kher

2. Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
- E.M. Forster

3. I like to spoon after I fork.
- Jarod Kintz, I Want

2. spoon-shaped

adjective. shaped in the form of a spoon.

Antonyms

  • amorphous

3. spoon

noun. ['ˈspuːn'] formerly a golfing wood with an elevated face.

Antonyms

  • saddle

Etymology

  • spone (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spon (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. spoon

verb. ['ˈspuːn'] snuggle and lie in a position where one person faces the back of the others.

Synonyms

  • smooch
  • neck

Antonyms

  • calcify
  • iodinate
  • string

Etymology

  • spone (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spon (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. spoon

noun. ['ˈspuːn'] as much as a spoon will hold.

Synonyms

  • spoonful

Antonyms

  • lodge
  • fuse

Etymology

  • spone (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spon (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. spoon

verb. ['ˈspuːn'] scoop up or take up with a spoon.

Synonyms

  • plunge
  • remove
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • kern
  • muzzle
  • hire
  • stand still

Etymology

  • spone (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spon (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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