Misspelling



[mis-spel-ing] /mɪsˈspɛl ɪŋ/

noun
1.
the act of incorrectly:
Note his misspelling of that word.
2.
an incorrectly spelled word:
You have three misspellings in your letter.
[mis-spel] /mɪsˈspɛl/
verb (used with or without object), misspelled or misspelt, misspelling.
1.
to incorrectly.
/ˌmɪsˈspɛlɪŋ/
noun
1.
a wrong spelling
/ˌmɪsˈspɛl/
verb -spells, -spelling, -spelt, -spelled
1.
to spell (a word or words) wrongly
v.

1650s, from mis- (1) + spell (v.). Related: Misspelled; misspelling.

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