Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An eating utensil shaped like a spoon, the bowl of which is divided into tines like those of a fork, and so has the function of both implements; some sporks have a serrated edge so they can also function as a knife.
  • v. To move or impale (food etc.) with a spork.

Etymologies

Blend of spoon and fork; originally a trademark (Wiktionary)

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  • Spork. Used in jails as a spoon and a fork. Usually it's plastic so it can't harm anyone.

    April 21, 2012

  • Sure, the stab potential is reduced for the food. But what about us poor souls who can't get the damn spork to work?

    October 11, 2007

  • The stab potential is greatly reduced. Not good.

    October 11, 2007

  • A classic example of the whole being far less than the sum of its parts. Have you ever tried to use one of these things?

    October 11, 2007

  • If the fork goes to the left of the plate, and the spoon goes to the right, just toss the spork in the middle of all the food. The perfect compromise!

    May 8, 2007

  • Probably preferable to foon.

    April 1, 2007

  • for the lazy man on the go

    December 6, 2006