Recent Examples of spoonful from the Web
The idea would be to attach the must-pass but unpopular extension of the federal government’s borrowing authority to a legislative spoonful of sugar — in this case, a program that allows vets to get medical care outside the Veterans Affairs system.
Fans at the live-action panel at Disney’s D23 convention got a spoonful of a surprise on Saturday with a glimpse at the first footage from Mary Poppins Returns.
Every spoonful was packed with the savory filling of tender braised meat as well as diced carrots, onions, celery and potatoes.
Include a hand holding everything from an ice cream cone to a spoonful of pot pie.
The barbecue sauce of American freedom came from a pinch of French enlightenment, a dash of German religious reformation, and a spoonful of British common law.
Add a spoonful of the apple butter on top of the chop, then drizzle the sauce over the chop.
Peel the fruit and add a few spoonfuls of sugar to slices before freezing.
Divide among plates, then give each a dollop of ricotta, a spoonful of fresh-tomato mixture and a sprinkle of croutons.
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First Known Use of spoonful
SPOONFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spoonful for English Language Learners
: as much as a spoon can hold
SPOONFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of spoonful for Students
: as much as a spoon can hold a spoonful of sugar
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