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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quantity a large ladle will hold.

Usage examples (15)
  • The Spare carefully decanted a scoopful of mousse into each cup.
  • She tossed a scoopful of earth over her shoulder and continued to dig.
  • You can eat just a scoopful and be sated, though, with its intense flavors.
  • Gold-painted shovels were handed out, and on Mr. Muckle's signal all the dignitaries smiled, leaned over, and dug up a scoopful of sand. for more
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