Definition of tablespoonful in US English:

tablespoonful

noun

  • See tablespoon

    • ‘Add sugar one tablespoonful at a time, beating well until sugar is dissolved and mixture is fluffy.’
    • ‘The granules are sweet and colorful and a tablespoonful makes an energizing addition to your juices and smoothies.’
    • ‘Serve a tablespoonful of each green and white porridge in a serving glass and drizzle with brown sugar syrup.’
    • ‘Drain the penne in a colander, reserving a couple of tablespoonfuls of the cooking water.’
    • ‘Heat over a medium-high heat, add a good tablespoonful of batter, then swirl the pan in a circular motion to coat the bottom.’

Pronunciation

tablespoonful

/ˈtāb(ə)lˌspo͞onˌfo͝ol//ˈteɪb(ə)lˌspunˌfʊl/