verb (used with or without object), mis·spelled or mis·spelt, mis·spell·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for misspell
It is easy to laugh at broken toilets and misspelled signs in Sochi, but the underlying story cannot be avoided.Putin’s Sochi and Hitler’s Berlin: The Love Affair Between Dictators and the Olympic Games.|Garry Kasparov|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Editor's Note: Due to an editing error, a gastroenterologist's name was misspelled as LaPoo.Suffering From An ‘Incurable Respiratory Disease’ This Winter? Relax. It’s Just RSV.|Kent Sepkowitz|January 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The traders and their compatriots had hilarious, awful, misspelled nicknames for each other.Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the UBS LIBOR Settlement |Matthew Zeitlin|December 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This was no longer possible; my friend had misspelled the word mitomycin many rounds earlier.Rebecca Sealfon: The Year I Won the Scripps National Spelling Bee|Rebecca Sealfon|May 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Miller filed a lawsuit in federal court trying to throw out any misspelled ballots.
It was a hard word, and one often misspelled by people much older and wiser than these children.Marjorie's Busy Days|Carolyn Wells
Only one typo found and corrected; susceptibility was misspelled as “susceptibilty”.Educational Work of the Girl Scouts|Louise Stevens Bryant
With ten contestants to a file, count finishing first as equal to two misspelled words at first, later to one misspelled word.Games and Play for School Morale|Various
Together they read misspelled words scrawled in crude characters.The Long Dim Trail|Forrestine C. Hooker
In contests such as spelling, words are purposely misspelled in order to favor the sweetheart or to keep from “turning her down.”