Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

tablespoonful

play
noun ta·ble·spoon·ful \ˌtā-bəl-ˈspün-ˌfu̇l, ˈtā-bəl-ˌ\

Simple Definition of tablespoonful

  • : the amount that a tablespoon will hold

Full Definition of tablespoonful

plural tablespoonfuls play \-ˌfu̇lz\ also ta·ble·spoons·ful play \-ˈspünz-ˌfu̇l, -ˌspünz-\

  1. 1 :  enough to fill a tablespoon

  2. 2 :  tablespoon 2

1772

First Known Use of tablespoonful

1772

Rhymes with tablespoonful


TABLESPOONFUL Defined for Kids

tablespoonful

play
noun ta·ble·spoon·ful \ˌtā-bəl-ˈspün-ˌfu̇l\

Definition of tablespoonful

plural tablespoonfuls \-ˌfu̇lz\ also ta·ble·spoons·ful \-ˈspünz-ˌfu̇l\

  1. 1 :  as much as a tablespoon will hold

  2. 2 :  tablespoon 2




Medical Dictionary

tablespoonful

play
noun ta·ble·spoon·ful \ˌtā-bəl-ˈspün-ˌfu̇l, ˈtā-bəl-ˌ\

Medical Definition of tablespoonful

plural ta·ble·spoon·fuls \-ˌfu̇lz\play also ta·ble·spoons·ful \-ˈspünz-ˌfu̇l, -ˌspünz-\play




Learn More about tablespoonful


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up tablespoonful? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 11, 2016

the holder of an office

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

196.5 pounds 16.96 pounds 2.2 pounds 100 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ