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spoonful

spoon·ful

spoonful

pronunciation:
spun fUl
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part of speech: noun
inflections: spoonfuls
definition: the amount a spoon can hold.
similar words:
taste
Word Parts
The word spoonful contains the following part:
-ful2 Old English noun-forming suffix that means an amount that fills
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The suffix -ful2 attaches to native English nouns denoting containers to form amount nouns.