Examples of spelling in a Sentence
The American spelling is “color” while the British spelling is “colour.”
The words “made” and “maid” sound alike but have different spellings.
Recent Examples of spelling from the Web
Spelling Bee follows the trajectory of six middle-school spelling champs, vying for the coveted crown that will take them to the national championship in Washington, D.C.
Most cities have snow cones, or snowballs, or snoballs; for some reason shaved ice and poor spelling and grammar seem entwined.
With little regard for exact spelling or my Germanic roots, a few school chums attempted to link me to an imaginary Mongol lineage by calling me Kublai or, more often, Genghis.
A new war memorial in northeastern Indiana raised eyebrows thanks to a spelling error, Fox59 reports.
Correction: This piece has been updated to correct the spelling of Brian Karem's name.
But Pyle said there sometimes can be discrepancies in ages and the spelling of names in records from that era.
Congratulations, too, to the champions of the annual Bond Mill third-grade spelling bee, which was held on June 7.
An earlier version was corrected to fix spelling of national park.)
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First Known Use of spelling
SPELLING Defined for Kids
Definition of spelling for Students
1 : an exercise or the practice of forming words from letters
2 : the letters composing a word What is the correct spelling of your name?
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