Denizione di  spoon - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua spoon



spoon (third-person singular simple present spoons, present participle spooning, simple past and past participle spooned)

  1. To serve using a spoon.
    Sarah spooned some apple sauce onto her plate.
  2. (intransitive, dated) To flirt; to make advances; to court, to interact romantically or amorously.
    • 1913, D. H. Lawrence, Sons and Lovers, Penguin 2006, p. 197:
      Do you think we spoon and do? We only talk.
  3. (intransitive, informal, of persons) To lie nestled closely together front-to-back, following the contours of ones bodies, in a manner reminiscent of stacked spoons fitting within one another in a drawer. (Usually has a sexual connotation.)

spoon (plural spoons)

  1. An implement for eating or serving; a scooped utensil whose long handle is straight, in contrast to a ladle.
  2. An implement for stirring food while being prepared; a wooden spoon.
  3. A measure that will fit into a spoon; a spoonful.
  4. (sports, archaic) A wooden-headed golf club with moderate loft, similar to the modern three wood.
  5. (fishing) A type of metal lure resembling the concave head of a table spoon.
  6. (dentistry, informal) A spoon excavator.
  7. (figuratively) A simpleton, a spooney.

Definizione italiano>inglese spoon

  scooped utensil for eating (or serving)
  An implement for eating or serving, a small bowl with a long straight handle.

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

cucchiaio |mestolo |

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