[ dih-zurt-spoon-fool ]

noun,plural des·sert·spoon·fuls.
  1. as much as a dessertspoon can hold: 2½ fluid drams.

Origin of dessertspoonful

First recorded in 1870–75; dessertspoon + -ful

usage note For dessertspoonful

See -ful.

Words Nearby dessertspoonful Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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