- a small spoon used with demitasse cups.
Origin of coffee spoon
First recorded in 1695–1705
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Examples from the Web for coffee spoon
Fanny began brushing the crumbs off the table-cloth and playing with the coffee-spoon.A Hungarian Nabob
A coffee-spoon rattled onto the floor, as she turned on him again.Lady Lilith
Her directions to Thomas, she half-whispered, or merely signaled them by a wave of her coffee-spoon.The Poor Little Rich Girl
I can lift a silver dollar and often carry a coffee-spoon all about the room, so you see I have a very strong bill.