cacographical
adjective see cacography

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cacographical — cacographic / ō grafˈik/ or cacographˈical adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑cacography …   Useful english dictionary

  • cacography — noun Date: 1580 1. bad spelling compare orthography 2. bad handwriting compare calligraphy • cacographical adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cacography — cacographer, n. cacographic /kak euh graf ik/, cacographical, adj. /keuh kog reuh fee/, n. 1. bad handwriting; poor penmanship. 2. incorrect spelling. [1570 80; CACO + GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • cacography — /kæˈkɒgrəfi/ (say ka kogruhfee) noun 1. bad handwriting (opposed to calligraphy). 2. incorrect spelling (opposed to orthography). {caco + graphy} –cacographer, noun –cacographic /kækəˈgræfɪk/ (say kakuh grafik …   Australian English dictionary

  • cacography — [kə käg′rə fē] n. [ CACO + GRAPHY] 1. bad handwriting 2. incorrect spelling cacographic [kak΄ə graf′ik] adj. cacographical …   English World dictionary

  • cacography — n. 1 bad handwriting. 2 bad spelling. Derivatives: cacographer n. cacographic adj. cacographical adj. Etymology: Gk kakos bad, after orthography …   Useful english dictionary

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