Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The amount that a spoon holds.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun As much as a spoon contains.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quantity which a spoon contains, or is able to contain
  • noun Hence, a small quantity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the amount that a spoon will hold, either level or heaped

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

  • noun as much as a spoon will hold

Etymologies

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spoon +‎ -ful

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