Misspell
Misspell Mis*spell", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Misspelled}, or {Misspelt}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Misspelling}.] To spell incorrectly. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • misspell — (v.) 1650s, from MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + SPELL (Cf. spell) (v.). Related: Misspelled; misspelling …   Etymology dictionary

  • misspell — ► VERB (past and past part. misspelt or misspelled) ▪ spell wrongly …   English terms dictionary

  • misspell — [misspel′] vt., vi. misspelled or misspelt, misspelling to spell incorrectly …   English World dictionary

  • misspell — UK [mɪsˈspel] / US verb [transitive] Word forms misspell : present tense I/you/we/they misspell he/she/it misspells present participle misspelling past tense misspelled or misspelt past participle misspelled or misspelt to spell a word wrongly… …   English dictionary

  • misspell —  If there is one word that you don’t wish in print to misspell, it is this one. Note ss …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • misspell —    If there is one word that you don t wish to misspell in print, it is this one. Note ss …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • misspell — transitive verb Date: 1655 to spell incorrectly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • misspell — /mis spel /, v.t., v.i., misspelled or misspelt, misspelling. to spell incorrectly. [1645 55; MIS 1 + SPELL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • misspell — verb /ˈmɪspɛl/ To spell incorrectly …   Wiktionary

  • misspell — mis|spell [ˌmısˈspel] v past tense and past participle misspelt [ ˈspelt] or misspelled [T] to spell a word wrongly >misspelling n [U and C] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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