If it's not a fork or a knife, it’s probably a spoon. The curviest utensil in the drawer, a spoon is good for scooping soup, ice cream, or anything else that might fall through the slats on a fork.
The small bowl-like end of a spoon is ideal for scooping and holding small amounts of soft or liquid foods. You couldn't eat your soup with a fork, and it would be challenging to get pudding into your mouth without a spoon. You can use spoon as a verb, too: "I watched her spoon cereal into her mouth while she watched cartoons." It also means "to lie together cuddled like two spoons."
Definitions of spoon
a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
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