Adjective "teaspoon" definition and examples

(Teaspoon may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈtiːspuːn/

Definitions and examples

noun

A small spoon used typically for adding sugar to and stirring hot drinks or for eating some foods.
  1. 'Drop batter from a teaspoon about 2 inches apart on the baking sheet.'
  2. 'Use standard measuring devices to take your medicines (household teaspoons, cups, or glasses vary widely in the amount they hold).'
  3. 'We have a pot, water jug, fresh milk and sugar but no teaspoons.'
  4. 'Rub with a solution of 300 ml white spirit, 300 ml water and a teaspoon of washing-up liquid.'
  5. 'A simple alternative for making a rehydration solution is to mix half a teaspoon of table salt and 8 teaspoons of sugar in 1 liter of water.'
  6. 'The search box also performs unit conversions, such as 5 kilometres in miles or how many teaspoons in a cup?'
  7. 'Always treat him/her with foods or beverages containing about 2-3 rounded teaspoons of sugar or honey.'
  8. 'Some of the newer varieties, such as Fuji and Braeburn, contain more than four teaspoons of sugar, according to the Food Standards Agency.'
  9. 'By way of example, a baked potato converted to blood sugar quicker than a teaspoon of sugar.'
  10. 'Place everything in a food processor with a teaspoon of salt and blend.'
  11. 'One scoop of ice cream holds seven teaspoons of sugar.'
  12. 'A can of soft drink or a chocolate bar can contain six or seven teaspoons of sugar.'
  13. 'Place one pint of liquid fertilizer in the jar and add two teaspoons of the liquid herbicide.'

More definitions

1. a small spoon generally used to stir tea, coffee, etc.

2. a teaspoonful.

More examples(as adjective)

"marmalades can be teaspoon."

"raisins can be teaspoon."

"margarines can be teaspoon."

"jams can be teaspoon."