Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of spoon.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 'Flirtation -- a little of what is called "spooning" -- but no more.

    Lord Kilgobbin

  • If you want to experience some spooning for yourself, you’d better get to the 14th floor where the spooning is fast and furious, at least until the scheduled end of the Ice Cream Float sale.

    We put the FUN in fundraising

  • When not alone, though, then spooning, which is wondrous now that I finally [finally!] have a girlfriend with short hair.

    dear clusterflock | clusterflock

  • When not alone, though, then spooning, which is wondrous now that I finally finally! have a girlfriend with short hair.

    dear clusterflock | clusterflock

  • In that coquetry of admiration and flattery which in the language of slang is called spooning, young persons occasionally got so far acquainted that they agreed to be married, pretty much as they agreed to waltz or to polka together; but it was always with the distinct understanding that they were doing what mammas would approve of, and family solicitors of good conscience could ratify.

    Lord Kilgobbin

  • We, the Senate of the United States of America decree that we can improve the quality of side-by-side sleeping-commonly known as spooning-for all Americas.

    Gawker

  • Colin Ferrell discussed spending a night "spooning" with Jeremy Renner.

    The Our Gang Oscars

  • Gays now apparently pose a threat to 'spooning' in ...

    Hillary still ahead in New Mexico, 98% of vote counted

  • But then we had a lengthy sequence of Stephen and gorgeous Brendan bonding out on Exile Dune, featuring an erotic Night Vision shot of them "spooning" together.

    Tallulah Morehead: Survivor Tocantins: Spooning

  • LEIFMAN: Sometimes when it gets overcrowded in here, you may see two people kind of spooning in this mental shelf and one or two on the ground, and one waiting their turn to sleep.

    CNN Transcript Feb 17, 2008

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  • sometimes they do, but always like synonyms: they can be very similar - or complement each other like synonym and antonym - but they never cover each other completely... and that's the exciting part :-))

    September 1, 2008

  • People fit together?

    September 1, 2008

  • (of two people) lie close together sideways and front to back with bent knees, so as to fit together like spoons.

    September 1, 2008