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British English: /spuːn/
American English: /spun/

Translation of spoon in Italian:


  • 3 (golf club)
    spoon (masculine)
  • 4 (Music) (as instrument) See examples:to play the spoons
    suonare o battere i cucchiai

transitive verb

  • 1 (in cooking, serving) See examples:to spoon something into a dish, bowl
    mettere qualcosa in un piatto, in una scodella con il cucchiaio
    to spoon sauce over something
    versare della salsa su qualcosa (con il cucchiaio)
    to spoon something up
    tirare su qualcosa con il cucchiaio
    to spoon something out
    servire qualcosa con il cucchiaio
  • 2 (Sport) (in golf)
    colpire debolmente

intransitive verb

[archaic] [informal]


to be born with a silver spoon in one's mouth

nascere con la camicia

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