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Meaning of SPOON

Pronunciation:  spoon

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
  2. [n]  formerly a golfing wood with an elevated face
  3. [n]  as much as a spoon will hold; "he added two spoons of sugar"
  4. [v]  cuddling and kissing
  5. [v]  scoop up or take up with a spoon; "spoon the sauce over the roast"
 

SPOON is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: smooch, snog, spoonful
 
 See Also: container, containerful, cutlery, dessert spoon, eating utensil, immerse, make out, neck, plunge, remove, runcible spoon, soup spoon, soupspoon, sugar shell, sugar spoon, tablespoon, take, take away, tea maker, teaspoon, withdraw, wood, wooden spoon

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Spoon\, n. (Golf)
    A wooden club with a lofted face. --Encyc. of Sport.
    
    
  2. \Spoon\, v. t.
    1. (Fishing) To catch by fishing with a spoon bait.
    
             He had with him all the tackle necessary for
             spooning pike.                        --Mrs. Humphry
                                                   Ward.
    
    2. In croquet, golf, etc., to push or shove (a ball) with a
       lifting motion, instead of striking with an audible knock.
    
    
  3. \Spoon\, v. i.
    1. To fish with a spoon bait.
    
    2. In croquet, golf, etc., to spoon a ball.
    
    
  4. \Spoon\ (sp[=oo]n), v. i. (Naut.)
    See {Spoom}. [Obs.]
    
          We might have spooned before the wind as well as they.
                                                   --Pepys.
    
    
  5. \Spoon\, n. [OE. spon, AS. sp[=o]n, a chip; akin to D.
    spaan, G. span, Dan. spaan, Sw. sp[*a]n, Icel. sp['a]nn,
    sp['o]nn, a chip, a spoon. [root]170. Cf. {Span-new}.]
    1. An implement consisting of a small bowl (usually a shallow
       oval) with a handle, used especially in preparing or
       eating food.
    
             ``Therefore behoveth him a full long spoon That
             shall eat with a fiend,'' thus heard I say.
                                                   --Chaucer.
    
             He must have a long spoon that must eat with the
             devil.                                --Shak.
    
    2. Anything which resembles a spoon in shape; esp. (Fishing),
       a spoon bait.
    
    3. Fig.: A simpleton; a spooney. [Slang] --Hood.
    
    {Spoon bait} (Fishing), a lure used in trolling, consisting
       of a glistening metallic plate shaped like the bowl of a
       spoon with a fishhook attached.
    
    {Spoon bit}, a bit for boring, hollowed or furrowed along one
       side.
    
    {Spoon net}, a net for landing fish.
    
    {Spoon oar}. see under {Oar}.
    
    
  6. \Spoon\, v. t.
    To take up in, or as in, a spoon.
    
    
  7. \Spoon\, v. i.
    To act with demonstrative or foolish fondness, as one in
    love. [Colloq.]
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a spoon in your dream indicates that you may need to give/receive nourishment. It may also mean that you feel you or someone is being given special treatment.
 

 

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