spell-checker
noun Date: 1980 a computer program that identifies possible misspellings in a block of text by comparing the text with a database of accepted spellings — called also spell-check, spelling checkerspell-check verb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • spell checker — spell′ (or spell′ing) check er n. cmp edu a computer program for checking the spelling of words in an electronic document • Etymology: 1980–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • spell checker — a computer program for checking the spelling of words in an electronic document. Also called spelling checker. [1980 85] * * * …   Universalium

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