Speller Spell"er, n. 1. One who spells. [1913 Webster]

2. A spelling book. [U. S.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • speller — [spel′ər] n. 1. a person who spells words [a poor speller ] ☆ 2. a book of exercises for teaching spelling …   English World dictionary

  • speller — ► NOUN 1) a person of a specified spelling ability. 2) a spellchecker …   English terms dictionary

  • Speller — This surname is sometimes mistakenly identified with the surname Spillar, however, it has its own most interesting derivation. It is in fact of Anglo Saxon origin deriving from the old pre 7th Century English word spellian , meaning a reciter .… …   Surnames reference

  • speller — UK [ˈspelə(r)] / US [ˈspelər] noun [countable] Word forms speller : singular speller plural spellers formal someone who spells words a good/bad etc speller: I m a terrible speller! …   English dictionary

  • speller — spell|er [ spelər ] noun count FORMAL someone who spells words: a good/bad etc. speller: I m a terrible speller! …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • speller — [[t]spe̱lə(r)[/t]] spellers N COUNT: adj N If you describe someone as a good or bad speller, you mean that they find it easy or difficult to spell words correctly. I am an absolutely appalling speller …   English dictionary

  • speller — noun Date: 15th century 1. a person who spells words especially in a certain way < a poor speller > 2. a book with exercises for teaching spelling …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • speller — noun A person who spells (words). Im a good speller. See Also: spell, spelling …   Wiktionary

  • speller — spel|ler [ˈspelə US ər] n good/bad/poor etc speller someone who is good or bad at spelling words correctly ▪ words that confuse even good spellers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • speller — noun (C) 1 good/bad/poor speller someone who is good or bad at spelling words correctly 2 AmE a book for teaching spelling spelling / spelIN/ noun 1 (U) the act of spelling words correctly or the ability to do this: Her spelling has improved. 2… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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