verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of fork
OTHER WORDS FROM forkforkless, adjectiveforklike, adjectiveun·fork, verb (used with object)
Words nearby fork
How to use fork in a sentence
Mash the feta and tomatoes with a fork and mix until evenly combined.
That fork may not be worth $100 unless you have an emotional connection to it.Replacing pieces of flatware or china can be a challenge. Here’s how to track them down.|Laura Daily|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
With them, he could use a fork and a knife at the same time to feed himself.New technology can get inside your head. Are you ready?|Laura Sanders|February 11, 2021|Science News For Students
You need access to your arms to eat, and a blanket will either slide off your back or down into your lap when you reach for a fork.The Most Practical Outdoor Dining Outfit Is a Snuggie|Jaya Saxena|February 9, 2021|Eater
Right now, we’re sitting with a plate of tangled spaghetti — worrisome political trends that knot together in ways that almost ensure if you’re slurping up one of them, you’ll end up with another on the end of your fork.
For an article in the Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology, the author must fork over $650 for “handling.”
In pot with boiling water, cook potatoes for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender.Epic Meal Empire’s Meat Monstrosities: From the Bacon Spider to the Cinnabattleship|Harley Morenstein|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is messy enough to be fork-food for all but the most dexterous eater.
Brienne demands the deformed, less savage Clegane brother fork her over, but he refuses, hell-bent on receiving his bounty.
Other times, if you take me out to a good restaurant, I can eat with a fork and keep my elbows off the table.Anthony Bourdain Will ‘Try Anything Once’—but He Isn’t Calling in Sick|Lloyd Grove|April 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pearson flung his knife and fork at it, having forgotten to drop those light weapons when he leaped up.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
She had forced herself to eat most of her soup, and now she was picking the flaky bits of a court bouillon with her fork.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Gilbert made a great clatter with his knife and fork, to conceal the laugh that he could not repress.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Among others, an Abb thrice lifted his fork to his mouth, and thrice laid it down, with an eager stare of surprise.
The coals for the smiths I have also ordered, and the same for the engine to fork the first lift.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
British Dictionary definitions for fork
- a division into two or more branches
- the point where the division begins
- such a branch