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Definition of "spoonful" [spoon•ful]

  • The amount that a spoon holds. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "spoonful" in a sentence
  • "The combination of the pickled cabbage, along with rice, minced pork, and pork chop on one spoonful, is amazing."
  • "Until the very last spoonful is used up this jam shall be a reminder of this year's gorgeous Seattle summer, of my weekly trips to the market and a promise of next year's summer and the market season ahead."
  • "There is a piece of fruit in nearly every spoonful, which is a far cry from high fructose corn syrup laden offerings of competitors."