Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Shaped like a spoon; spatulate; cochleariform.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. shaped in the form of a spoon

Etymologies

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Examples

  • My glasses slipped down my nose as I used the pliers to depress a spoon-shaped metal lever of the trap, while I held down a corresponding lever on the other side of the foothold.

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  • Patients hold a spoon-shaped antenna in their mouths to deliver a very low-intensity electromagnetic field in their bodies.

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  • The music includes a gusli a hammered dulcimer with spoon-shaped sticks, and the performers sing weird, nonsense-ish rhymes.

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  • Aeoniums form rosettes of spoon-shaped blades at the tops of corky gray stems.

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  • She described the spoon-shaped design as having a smiling skull with sunglasses in the bowl and the body of a chameleon on the handle.

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  • Back at the chapel, I recognize many of the individual pieces of work: the soaring, high-backed, spoon-shaped Throne, the various Ladders, stairways to heaven made by cleaving the inverted tree in two and joining the opposed halves with carved staves, and Vessels, symbolic boats carved from a single trunk.

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  • Nash will often char a sculpture such as his tall, spoon-shaped Throne by encasing it in a sleeve of scrap wood and setting fire to it.

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  • I knew because she had koilonychia, concave, spoon-shaped nails.

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  • A Runcible Spoon is a spoon-shaped fork with one sharp wavy tine that can be used as a knife.

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  • He had a scar across his forehead, bisecting the spoon-shaped bone ridge that gave Cardassians their Bajoran epithet.

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  • Bit of a scoop, that story, 'gus.

    October 25, 2010

  • Spoon-shaped has been looked up 145 times, favorited 0 times, listed once, commented on 0 times, and is not a valid Scrabble word.

    October 24, 2010