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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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A tourist to sub-orbital or orbital space, through commercial space flight programs.
Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson alongside their crew became the first astrotourists, while visiting sub-orbital space in July 2021
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The most dangerous weapon mankind has ever known... So sharp...
*everyone flees, because the spoon is such a dangerous weapon*
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The scooping utensil used for eating ice cream because I spend my time on my room crying with a bucket of mint chocolate chip on my lap because GOD IM SO ALONE AND EMOTIONALLY UNSTABLE BECAUSE MY FAVORITE BOOK CHARACTER DIED AGAIN AND SOMEBODY DATE ME PLEASE
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To wack someone in the forehead with a spoon. A defense method first developed by the British mafia in the 1990's.
"Today Billy Pilgrim wouldn't stop spooning me at lunch."
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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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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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