Definition of tablespoon in English:

tablespoon

noun

  • 1A large spoon for serving food.

    • ‘Using a tablespoon, spoon the batter into the pan to form small pancakes and sauté on both sides until golden brown.’
    • ‘Spoons, usually a single tablespoon, are or were owned by a significant number of New England churches.’
    • ‘One can play metal teaspoons, tablespoons, soup spoons, and wooden spoons.’
    1. 1.1A measurement in cooking, equivalent to 1/2 fluid ounce, three teaspoons, or 15 ml.
      • ‘Add one tablespoon of oil and stir to coat.’
      • ‘Pour into a serving dish and sprinkle with about 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill.’
      • ‘Reserve four tablespoons of the fig syrup for the garnish.’
      • ‘Add one tablespoon of butter and sear the veal on the other side.’
      • ‘Off the heat, add a pat of butter and a tablespoon of white wine vinegar.’
      • ‘Add a couple of tablespoons of vinegar, wine, or lemon juice and scrape the bottom.’
      • ‘Take a heaped tablespoon of the chicken mixture and push a hollow in it with your thumb.’
      • ‘In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt two tablespoons butter.’
      • ‘When the water is boiling, put several tablespoons of salt in before you add the pasta.’
      • ‘Roll each ball and put in a tablespoon of the filling.’
      • ‘In a separate bowl, stir together the remaining three tablespoons of flour and the nutmeg.’
      • ‘Spread the beef slices out on a worktop and spoon a heaped tablespoon of filling into the centre of each.’
      • ‘Spoon a generous tablespoon of the fish mixture on each tortilla chip; top each with a cilantro leaf.’
      • ‘Combine the flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and salt.’
      • ‘In a large wok or frying pan heat two tablespoons of oil until smoking.’
      • ‘Next, stir in beef and 2 tablespoons soy sauce.’
      • ‘Have a heaping tablespoon of ground seeds a day.’
      • ‘Combine one cup of shredded red cabbage and three tablespoons of fat-free mayonnaise.’
      • ‘I take two tablespoons of flaxseed oil every day for the essential fatty acids.’
      • ‘Spoon a generous heaping tablespoon of the chocolate batter into each muffin cup.’

Pronunciation:

tablespoon

/ˈtābəlˌspo͞on/