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misspell

verb mis·spell \ˌmis-ˈspel\

: to spell (a word or name) incorrectly

Full Definition of MISSPELL

transitive verb
:  to spell incorrectly

Examples of MISSPELL

  1. The name of the town had been misspelled on the map.

First Known Use of MISSPELL

1655
MISSPELL Defined for Kids

misspell

verb mis·spell \mis-ˈspel\
mis·spelledmis·spell·ing

Definition of MISSPELL for Kids

:  to spell in an incorrect way

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