Definition of Poor speller

1. Noun. Someone who spells words.

Exact synonyms: Good Speller, Speller
Generic synonyms: Writer
Derivative terms: Spell



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poor Speller

poor man's Tiffany
poor man's copyright
poor man's latte
poor man's lattes
poor man's orchid
poor man's pizza
poor man's pulse
poor man's steak
poor person
poor power
poor rates
poor relation
poor shape
poor show
poor speller (current term)
poor sport
poor thing
poor white
poor white trash
poorbox
poorboxes
poorboy
poorboys
poore
poorer
poorest
poorhouse
poorhouses
poori

Literary usage of Poor speller

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1. Teaching the Common Branches: A Textbook for Teachers of Rural and Graded by Werrett Wallace Charters (1917)
"One boy may be able to spell aloud such a word as onomatopoeia and still be a poor speller in his ordinary writing; and another boy may be a poor speller in ..."

2. Modern Elementary School Practice by George Earl Freeland (1919)
"It is well for the poor speller to learn that monosyllables usually double /, I ... A poor speller who does little writing will find it almost impossible to ..."

3. Modern Elementary School Practice by George Earl Freeland (1919)
"It is well for the poor speller to learn that monosyllables usually double /, I ... A poor speller who does little writing will find it almost impossible to ..."

4. Better Schools by Benjamin Carlisle Gregory, James Laughlin Hughes (1912)
"It is entirely conceivable that a man might make a splendid success in life and still be a very poor speller. Many fairly successful people, indeed, ..."

5. Socializing the Three R's by Ruth Mary Weeks (1919)
"Your thoroughly poor speller is not so much a poor speller as a poor observer. He is probably a poor reader; he probably does not catch the colors, sights, ..."

6. The Psychology of Special Disability in Spelling by Leta Stetter Hollingworth, C. Amelia Winford (1918)
"poor speller. She cannot be described as a case of special disability in spelling, ... Recommended as a poor speller by the teacher, and did poorly on ..."

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