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Found 2 items, similar to wooden spoon.
English → English (WordNet)
Definition: wooden spoon
n 1: a booby prize consisting of a spoon made of wood
2: a spoon made of wood
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Wooden spoon
Wooden \Wood"en\, a.
1. Made or consisting of wood; pertaining to, or resembling,
wood; as, a wooden box; a wooden leg; a wooden wedding.
2. Clumsy; awkward; ungainly; stiff; spiritless.
When a bold man is out of countenance, he makes a
very wooden figure on it. --Collier.
His singing was, I confess, a little wooden. --G.
(a) (Cambridge University, Eng.) The last junior optime
who takes a university degree, -- denoting one who is
only fit to stay at home and stir porridge. “We
submit that a wooden spoon of our day would not be
justified in calling Galileo and Napier blockheads
because they never heard of the differential
(b) In some American colleges, the lowest appointee of the
junior year; sometimes, one especially popular in his
class, without reference to scholarship. Formerly, it
was a custom for classmates to present to this person
a wooden spoon with formal ceremonies.
Wooden ware, a general name for buckets, bowls, and other
articles of domestic use, made of wood.
Wooden wedding. See under Wedding.