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meanings of spoon


  1. A measure that will fit into a spoon; a spoonful.
  2. An oar.
  3. An implement for stirring food while being prepared; a wooden spoon.
  4. A metaphoric unit of energy available for daily activities.
  5. A simpleton, a spooney.
  6. A wooden-headed golf club with moderate loft, similar to the modern three wood.
  7. A safety handle on a hand grenade, a trigger.
  8. A spoon excavator.
  9. A type of metal lure resembling the concave head of a tablespoon.
  10. An implement for eating or serving; a scooped utensil whose long handle is straight, in contrast to a ladle.


  1. To hit (the ball) weakly, pushing it with a lifting motion, instead of striking with an audible knock.
  2. To fish with a concave spoon bait.
  3. Alternative form of spoom.
  4. To lie nestled front-to-back, following the contours of the bodies, in a manner reminiscent of stacked spoons.
  5. To flirt; to make advances; to court, to interact romantically or amorously.
  6. To serve using a spoon; to transfer (something) with a spoon.
  7. To catch by fishing with a concave spoon bait.

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