Definition of spork in English:

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spork

Pronunciation: /spɔːk/

noun

A spoon-shaped eating utensil with short tines at the tip.
Example sentences
  • I grabbed one of the plastic sporks kept on the table and flung it at him before returning to my work.
  • ‘So,’ Geena said, putting down her spork, ‘Do you have a date for the Valentine's Dance?’
  • And I was glaring at the spork that was on the ground.

Origin

Early 20th century: blend of spoon and fork.

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