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spoonful

noun spoon·ful \ˈspün-ˌfl\

: as much as a spoon can hold

plural spoonfuls \-ˌflz\ also spoons·ful \ˈspünz-ˌfl\

Full Definition of SPOONFUL

:  as much as a spoon will hold; specifically :  teaspoonful

First Known Use of SPOONFUL

14th century
SPOONFUL Defined for Kids

spoonful

noun spoon·ful \ˈspün-ˌfl\
plural spoon·fuls \-ˌflz\ also spoons·ful \ˈspünz-ˌfl\

Definition of SPOONFUL for Kids

:  as much as a spoon can hold <a spoonful of sugar>

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