plural sporks
: a multipurpose eating utensil that combines the bowl of a spoon with the tines of a fork
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Examples of spork in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gerber upgrades the iconic spork with its all-new Devour Titanium. Mike Richard, Men's Health, 28 Apr. 2022 There are enough plates, bowls and sporks to accommodate four people and our pros like how efficiently all the parts nested together. Sara Tane,, 16 May 2023 When the white is two-thirds cooked, use a spork to flip the egg. Aleta Burchyski, Outside Online, 22 June 2020 This is the quintessential camping spork. Kevin Cortez, Popular Mechanics, 14 Apr. 2023 Oppo, jedi, adorbs, dox variant doxxed, eggcorn (a misheard slip of the ear), fintech, folx (inclusive alternative to folks), grawlix, hangry, matcha, onesie, spork, swole, unmalted, vaquita, vax and vaxxed were added. Leanne Italie, USA TODAY, 17 Nov. 2022 Who knew that a tactical spork was a thing? Megan Wahn, Bon Appétit, 13 July 2022 On the back of the spork Gerber cleverly attached a small multi-tool that adds almost no weight or bulk but comes with a couple handy tools, including a bottle and can opener, and two flathead screwdrivers. Jakob Schiller, Outside Online, 13 June 2022 Add a spork and plate, and your camp kit is toast. T. Edward Nickens, Field & Stream, 15 Sep. 2020 See More

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Word History


blend of spoon entry 1 and fork entry 1

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spork was in 1970

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Cite this Entry

“Spork.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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