tea·spoon noun \ˈtē-ˌspün, -ˈspün\
: a small spoon that is used especially for eating soft foods and stirring drinks
: a spoon that is used by cooks for measuring dry and liquid ingredients and that holds an amount equal to 1/6 fluid ounce or 1/3 tablespoon
: the amount that a teaspoon will hold
: a small spoon that is used especially for eating soft foods and stirring beverages and that holds about one third of a tablespoon
: a unit of measure especially in cookery equal to 1⁄6 fluid ounce or 1⁄3 tablespoon (5 milliliters)
Examples of TEASPOON
- She stirred her coffee with a teaspoon.
- He measured the salt with a teaspoon.
- She put a teaspoon of sugar in her coffee.
First Known Use of TEASPOON
Rhymes with TEASPOON
, blue moon
, full moon
, high noon
, Maine coon
, new moon
tea·spoon noun \ˈtē-ˌspün, -ˈspün\ (Medical Dictionary)
: a unit of measure equal to 1⁄6 fluid ounce or 1⁄3 tablespoon or 5 milliliters
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