tablespoonful

noun ta·ble·spoon·ful \ ˌtā-bəl-ˈspün-ˌfu̇l , ˈtā-bəl-ˌspün- \
Updated on: 8 Apr 2018

Definition of tablespoonful

plural tablespoonfuls play \ˌtā-bəl-ˈspün-ˌfu̇lz, ˈtā-bəl-ˌspün-ˌfu̇lz\ also tablespoonsful play \ˌtā-bəl-ˈspünz-ˌfu̇l, ˈtā-bəl-ˌspünz-ˌfu̇l\
1 : enough to fill a tablespoon
2 : tablespoon 2

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First Known Use of tablespoonful

1755

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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TABLESPOONFUL Defined for English Language Learners

tablespoonful

Definition of tablespoonful for English Language Learners

  • : the amount that a tablespoon will hold


TABLESPOONFUL Defined for Kids

tablespoonful

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

Definition of tablespoonful for Students

plural tablespoonfuls \-ˌfu̇lz\ also tablespoonsful \-ˈspünz-ˌfu̇l\
1 : as much as a tablespoon will hold
2 : tablespoon 2

Medical Dictionary

tablespoonful

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

medical Definition of tablespoonful

plural tablespoonfuls play \-ˌfu̇lz\ also tablespoonsful play \-ˈspünz-ˌfu̇l, -ˌspünz-\


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