- the amount a teaspoon can hold.
- a volumetric measure equal to 1/6 fluid ounce (4.9 ml); 1/3 tablespoonful. Abbreviation: t., tsp.
Origin of teaspoonful
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Examples from the Web for teaspoonful
If you cannot get a sweet wine add half a teaspoonful of sugar.The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:
Mrs. W. G. Waters
Put into it a teaspoonful of the melted fat, and let it run well over the pan.
Measure a teaspoonful of tea for each person, and one teaspoonful over.
Put to the clear gravy the juice of a Seville orange, half a teaspoonful of salt, the same of pepper, and a glass of red wine.
I was kind of curious to see what 'twas like, so I took a teaspoonful.Keziah Coffin
Joseph C. Lincoln