Definition of slotted spoon in English:

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slotted spoon

Pronunciation: /ˈslädəd spo͞on/


A large spoon with slots or holes for draining liquid from food.
Example sentences
  • Transfer them to a warm serving dish, scoop the grapes and walnuts out too with a slotted spoon, and spoon around the birds.
  • Remove them from the skillet with a slotted spoon.
  • Remove with a slotted spoon, add another tbsp oil and gently fry the vegetables for five minutes or so.

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Syllabification: slot·ted spoon

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