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feminine noun
1. spoon (para comer)
  • cuchara de palo -> wooden spoon
  • cuchara sopera -> soup spoon
2. spoonful (cucharada)

cuchara [coo-chah’-rah]
1. Spoon. (f)
  • Cuchara de café -> coffee spoon
  • Cuchara de sopa -> soup spoon
  • Despacharse con la cuchara grande -> (LAm.), to give oneself a big helping
2. An iron ladle, for taking water out of a large earthen jar. (f)
3. (Mas.) A trowel. (f)
  • Cuchara para brea -> (Naut.) pitchladle
  • Cuchara para sacar el agua de los barcos -> (Naut.) scoop for baling boats
  • Cucharas -> ladleboards of a waterwheel in an overshot mill
4. Flat trowel. (Ante Meridian & Latin American) (m)
  • Albañil de cuchara -> skilled bricklayer
5. Pout. (Ante Meridian & Central America) (m)
  • Hacer cuchara -> to pout
6. Pickpoket (carterista). (Mexico) (m)
  • cucharad ->

1 (para comer) spoon
con la cuchara grande especialmente (Latinoamérica)
despacharse o servirse con la cuchara grande to look after number one (familiar)
meter algo a algn con cuchara to spoon-feed sb sth
meter (la) cuchara (en conversación) to butt in; (en asunto) to shove one's oar in
soplar cuchara to eat
soplar cuchara caliente to eat well
cuchara de café coffee spoon; teaspoon
cuchara de palo wooden spoon
cuchara de postre dessert spoon
cuchara de servir serving spoon; tablespoon
cuchara de sopa soup spoon
2 (Técnica) scoop; bucket
3 (cucharón) ladle
4 (Latinoamérica) (llana) flat trowel
albañil de cuchara skilled bricklayer
5 (Centroamérica) (Chile)
hacer cuchara(s) to pout
militar de cuchara officer who has risen from the ranks; ranker
(México) (carterista) pickpocket

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