la cuchara
-the spoon
See the entry for cuchara.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (tableware)
a. spoon
Trajimos tenedores y cuchillos al picnic, pero se nos olvidaron las cucharas.We brought knives and forks to the picnic, but we forgot the spoons.
2. (measure)
a. spoonful
Una cuchara de jarabe para la tos hará que tu garganta se sienta mejor.A spoonful of cough syrup will make your throat feel better.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (para comer)
a. spoon
cuchara de palowooden spoon
cuchara soperasoup spoon
2. (cucharada)
a. spoonful
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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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