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A spoon is an imaginary unit of energy used by people with illnesses and disabilities. These people use spoons to describe daily activites with a limited source of energy.

The Spoon Theory was developed by Christine Miserandino, a woman with Lupus to describe units of energy to her friend. She gave her friend a handful and asked her friend to list her morning routine. As each activity was said, a spoon was removed from the handful.

For example, getting out of bed costs "one spoon", and getting dressed/showering costs two or three.
I didn't have enough spoons to do the dishes AND shower before bed.
by notenoughspoons June 30, 2013
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Affectionate cuddling where the man lays behind the woman, usually with both people being in a fetal-type position and arms wrapped onto the woman's chest.
My girl always wants to spoon, but I just wanna fork!
by Shawnster April 20, 2005
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(verb)To cuddle with your significant other (as in the way spoons lie together).
Do you want to go out to a movie or just rent one and spoon?
by Mista Askew March 13, 2005
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the thing i use to dig food.
by spanky July 24, 2003
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To fit curves of one body to curves of another
Hey baby, let's get naked and spoon.
by Ame-Cat May 13, 2003
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wife: 'lets spoon honey'
husband: 'fuck you bitch, suck my dick and sit on my face'
by emohammers December 10, 2003
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A cuddling position where the back is facing the chest and the couple are laying on their sides.
c-wigga drank so much bacardi, he woke up spooning mr.flanders
by LittleGordo November 01, 2004
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