a booby prize, esp in sporting contests
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Words nearby wooden spoon
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Example sentences from the Web for wooden spoon
When Phil showed him how his poverty was his calamity he said, "Ay, ay, I'm only a wooden-spoon man."The Manxman|Hall Caine
She set him on his intellectual pins by commencing a conversation on the wooden-spoon exhibition.Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty|J. W. de Forest