from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Food that is or has to be taken with a spoon; liquid food; figuratively, food for babes or weaklings.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Food that is, or must be, taken with a spoon; liquid food.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun dated food to be taken with a spoon; liquid food


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  • The bird as a whole is a boon treat

    But remnants are what we will soon eat

    In fragments instead -

    In fritters, on bread,

    And finally we'll sip it as spoon-meat.

    November 22, 2016

  • "...the marquis being asked by the painter which of the silly-kickabys he chose, was, in consequence of his desire, accommodated with a portion of the soup-maigre; and the count, in lieu of spoon-meat, of which he said he was no great admirer, supplied himself with a pigeon..."

    — Smollett, Peregrine Pickle

    March 1, 2022