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spoons

  1. plural of spoon
  2. A child's card game.
  3. (music) A pair of spoons used as a musical instrument by tapping them on parts of the body.

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spoons

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of spoon

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spoons (not comparable)

  1. (slang, archaic) Foolishly infatuated with; having a romantic crush on (used with of).
    • Lydia Miller Middleton, The Happy Adventures
      " [] You look very fit, Grannie, and Jerry says Aunt Mary is too young to be my aunt; I believe he is spoons on her already - what ho! my Uncle Jerry! Come and be introduced."
    • 1876, The Young Ladies' Journal (page 548)
      [] she will have grown older and wiser by that time; besides, I'm awful spoons on her—she is the sweetest little thing.

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