misspell misspell  /mɪs S ˈpɛl/

Definition(s):

  • (v) spell incorrectly

Usage(s):

  1. I had medical school professors who would misspell words on the chalkboard.
  2. Agents had been taught to misspell words in predetermined sections of each message.
  3. Congratulations on the consistency of your article against anti-Communistsyou even misspell our name.

News

  • 'Hey, that's not how you spell Ginobili!'

    “A souvenir is worthless if it contains misspelled names and shrinks three sizes after being washed,” Syala Deutsch, senior vice president and chief intellectual property counsel for the NBA, said in a news release Wednesday. There was a T-shirt that we came across that included a reference to all of the teams, and when the Sacramento Kings were identified, they spelled it Scaramento King, and ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

Quotes

  1. "You're illiterate to just about everything. You don't want to misspell," Fantasia told "20/20." "So that, for me, kept me : in a box and I didn't, wouldn't come out."
    on Sep 30, 2005 By: Fantasia Barrino Source: ABC News

  2. "When you misspell a three-letter word, don't call people stupid," Frank said to laughter from the audience as he pointed out that Heyman miswrote the word due as "do."
    on Apr 17, 2007 By: Barney Frank Source: Bloomberg

  3. (In a telephone conversation with Johnson, Fisher asked him, "You didn't misspell that did you? D dot J").
    on Feb 5, 2010 By: Jimbo Fisher Source: ESPN

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