coffee spoon



a small spoon used with demitasse cups.

Origin of coffee spoon

First recorded in 1695–1705 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for coffee spoon

Historical Examples of coffee spoon

  • Fanny began brushing the crumbs off the table-cloth and playing with the coffee-spoon.

  • A coffee-spoon rattled onto the floor, as she turned on him again.

    Lady Lilith

    Stephen McKenna

  • Her directions to Thomas, she half-whispered, or merely signaled them by a wave of her coffee-spoon.

  • 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.