Definition of spoonful in US English:

spoonful

noun

  • As much as can be contained in a spoon.

    ‘add a spoonful of honey to a glass of hot water’
    • ‘Serve with tangy chutneys and a spoonful of butter.’
    • ‘One spoonful of contaminated food may be enough to make you very ill—or even kill you.’
    • ‘She declared it smooth and sweet, and grudgingly offered me a spoonful.’
    • ‘She took another spoonful of her broth.’
    • ‘Fry mixture in spoonfuls until golden on each side.’

Pronunciation

spoonful

/ˈspunˌfʊl//ˈspo͞onˌfo͝ol/