soup·​spoon ˈsüp-ˌspün How to pronounce soupspoon (audio)
: a spoon with a large or rounded bowl for eating soup

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The handle of a traditional Chinese soupspoon indicated that rather than using readily available pewter cutlery, the workers took extreme care in transporting fragile implements across the globe. Matt Stirn, Smithsonian Magazine, 31 Mar. 2022 After a minute of cooling, a dumpling must be moved with chopsticks to a soupspoon. Marc Bona,, 14 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1705, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of soupspoon was in 1705

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“Soupspoon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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