spoonwise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

spoon +‎ -wise

Adverb[edit]

spoonwise (not comparable)

  1. Closely nestled together, like spoons.
    • 1994, Elizabeth Inman, The Rake's Quarry
      Finally, Elaine rolled over and fitted herself spoonwise against the solid wall of Burton's back.
    • 1999, Vivian Leiber, Soldier and the Society Girl
      She didn't protest when he put his arms around her, pulling him to her spoonwise, kissing an errant lock of hair as it brushed against his face.