spoon

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spoon is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
spoon

Plural
spoons

Spoons
  1. A spoon is a little, long, thin, metal thing with a round end for putting food in one's mouth.
    Put a knife, a fork and a spoon near the plate on the table.


Verb[change]

Plain form
spoon

Third-person singular
spoons

Past tense
spooned

Past participle
spooned

Present participle
spooning

A drawing of two people spooning
  1. (slang) When two people spoon, they lie next to each other with one person's back against the other person's front, similar to the way two spoons are stacked together.