Definition of Misspelling

1. Noun. A spelling that is incorrect.

Generic synonyms: Spelling
Derivative terms: Misspell



Definition of Misspelling

1. n. A wrong spelling.

Definition of Misspelling

1. Noun. A misspelt word. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of misspell) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misspelling

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misspelling

misspaces
misspacing
misspeak
misspeaker
misspeakers
misspeaking
misspeakings
misspeaks
misspecification
misspecified
misspeech
misspell
misspelled
misspeller
misspellers
misspelling (current term)
misspellings
misspells
misspelt
misspend
misspender
misspenders
misspending
misspends
misspense
misspent
misspoke
misspoken
missprision
missprisions

Literary usage of Misspelling

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1. An Elementary Laboratory Course in Psychology by Herbert Sidney Langfeld, Floyd Henry Allport (1916)
"The misspelling should consist merely of the change of one or two ... Underline all cases of oversight of misspelling and any other perceptual errors which ..."

2. Methods in Education by Thomas Jefferson McEvoy (1908)
"misspelling.—Account psychologically for misspelling. Describe, with reasons, what you regard as the best method of teaching spelling. ..."

3. Cyclopedia of Law and Procedure by William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash (1903)
"intended payee,16 as in case of a mere misspelling of the name in the indorsement ;1V but the name (used by mistake) of an actual person, who was not the ..."

4. The Humourist's Own Book: A Cabinet of Original and Selected Anecdotes, Bon by Author of The young man's own book (1836)
"misspelling of Sign Posts. Some one remarked that whenever the signs shop doors were misspelt, it was almost invari by there being too many letters, ..."

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