dessertspoon - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/dɪˈzɜː(r)tˌspuːn/
singulardessertspoon
pluraldessertspoons
  1. a fairly large spoon used for eating desserts or for adding measured amounts of a liquid or powder. A smaller spoon is called a teaspoon and a larger spoon is called a tablespoon.
    1. a.

      dessertspoon

      or

      dessertspoonful

      the amount that a dessertspoon holds

      Add a dessertspoon of sugar.