Definition of Spork

1. Noun. Trademark for a plastic eating utensil that has both tines and a bowl like a spoon.

Generic synonyms: Cutlery, Eating Utensil



Definition of Spork

1. Noun. An eating utensil shaped like a spoon, the bowl of which is divided into tines like those of a fork, and so has the function of both implements; some sporks have a serrated edge so they can also function as a knife. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To move or impale (food etc.) with a spork. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spork

sporicide
sporicides
sporid
sporidesmins
sporidia
sporidiferous
sporidium
sporids
sporiferous
sporification
sporifications
sporing
sporinite
sporinites
sporinitic
spork (current term)
sporked
sporking
sporks
sporo-
sporoagglutination
sporoblast
sporoblasts
sporocarp
sporocarps
sporocysts
sporocyte
sporocytes
sporodochium

Literary usage of Spork

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1. History of Ottoman Turks: From the Beginning of Their Empire to the Present by Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy (1856)
"John spork, the Imperialist general of cavalry, who was called the Austrian ... spork was made a Count by the Austrian Emperor in reward for his services, ..."

2. History of the Ottoman Turks: From the Beginning of Their Empire to the by Edward Shepherd Creasy (1878)
"spork was made a Count by the Austrian Emperor in reward for his services, but he always wrote his name (which he did with great difficulty) " spork, ..."

3. Memoirs of the Court, Aristocracy, and Diplomacy of Austria by Carl Eduard Vehse, Eduard Vehse, Franz K. F. Demmler (1856)
"Jean de Werth and spork had now not a moment to lose. They hastily mounted their horses and galloped off to the Bohemian frontier, both being obliged to ..."

4. Memoirs of the Court, Aristocracy, and Diplomacy of Austria by Carl Eduard Vehse, Eduard Vehse, Franz K. F. Demmler (1856)
"Jean de Werth and spork had now not a moment to lose. They hastily mounted their horses and galloped off to the Bohemian frontier, both being obliged to ..."

5. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"Died about 1610, spork, von, fon spoRk, (JOHANN,) COUNT, a German general, born in Westphalia in 1597. He fought for the Elector of Bavaria, and afterwards ..."

6. Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Nebraska by Nebraska Supreme Court, James Mills Woolworth (1906)
"State. tradicted, is sufficient to prove that the property and building were owned and occupied by "Henry D. spork, and Loyd K. Spiel man, who were doing ..."

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