(computing) a program that highlights any word in a word-processed document that is not recognized as being correctly spelt


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  • Spell-checker

    noun 1. a computer program for checking the spelling of words in an electronic document.

  • Spelled

    verb (used with object), spelled or spelt, spelling. 1. to name, write, or otherwise give the letters, in order, of (a word, syllable, etc.): Did I spell your name right? 2. (of letters) to form (a word, syllable, etc.): The letters spelled a rather rude word. 3. to read letter by letter or with difficulty […]

  • Speller

    noun 1. a person who spells words. 2. Also called spelling book. an elementary textbook or manual to teach spelling. noun 1. a person who spells words in the manner specified: a bad speller 2. a book designed to teach or improve spelling

  • Speller-divider

    [spel-er-di-vahy-der] /ˈspɛl ər dɪˈvaɪ dər/ noun 1. a reference book that lists words in alphabetical order to show spelling and syllabification.

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