spoondrift

[ spoon-drift ]
/ ˈspunˌdrɪft /

noun


Nearby words

  1. spoon theory,
  2. spoon-fed,
  3. spoon-feed,
  4. spoonbill,
  5. spoonbill catfish,
  6. spoonerism,
  7. spooney,
  8. spoonful,
  9. spoonworm,
  10. spoony

Origin of spoondrift

1760–70; spoon, variant of obsolete spoom (of a ship) to run or scud before the wind + drift

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British Dictionary definitions for spoondrift

spoondrift

/ (ˈspuːnˌdrɪft) /

noun

a less common spelling of spindrift
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