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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a spoon.


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spoon +‎ -like


  • In outline it was spoonlike, but actually it consisted only of a handle holding a bright blue, fine wire loop, rather like a miniature tennis racquet without strings.

    Arcana Magi - c.1: Oryn Zentharis, Seeker of the Truth

  • He'd use a wooden spoonlike scooper and pour the waste into two wooden barrels that sat on each side of his wheelbarrow.

    Excerpt: Mao's Last Dancer by Li Cunxin

  • Then the clinician removes the fetal and placental tissue with vacuum aspiration, forceps, and a curette a small, spoonlike instrument.


  • The molds with lids are for freezing ices and iced cheeses; the spoonlike tool is a spadule for scraping and stirring ice mixtures as they freeze.

    Savoring The Past

  • He sat behind his desk, and after poking his pipe with a spoonlike device, he blew through it once or twice to make sure it was drawing properly and then set about filling it very deliberately and methodically, while Becker, the inevitable cigar in his fist, strode up and down the room and told what had happened, what he suspected, and what he expected Greenspan to do.

    Saturday the Rabbi Went Hungry

  • Pall), the beautifully marked, scarce _Larus Rossii_, Richards, of which Dr. Almquist on the 1st July, 1879, shot a specimen from the vessel, a little brown sandpiper with a spoonlike widened bill-point

    The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II


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