Definition of autocorrect
- The iPad boasts an autocorrect system that will try to figure out what you mean to type even when you don't quite tap the right keys.
- —Dan Moren
autocorrectverb, transitive + intransitive autocorrected; autocorrecting
- When your phone autocorrects "I'll be around later" to "I'll be aroused later" in a text to your boss, a whole new level of mortifying sets in.
- Did you know "kale" autocorrects to "Jake"? I found this out over Labor Day weekend when I jotted down this month's recipe in the notes section of my phone.
- —Francesca Olsen