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misspell

[ mis-spel ]
/ mɪsˈspɛl /
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verb (used with or without object), mis·spelled or mis·spelt, mis·spell·ing.
to spell incorrectly.
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Origin of misspell

First recorded in 1645–55; mis-1 + spell1
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British Dictionary definitions for misspell

misspell
/ (ˌmɪsˈspɛl) /

verb -spells, -spelling, -spelt or -spelled
to spell (a word or words) wrongly
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