- to spell incorrectly.
Origin of misspell
Examples from the Web for misspelled
Contemporary Examples of misspelled
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.
February 7, 2014
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.
January 14, 2014
The traders and their compatriots had hilarious, awful, misspelled nicknames for each other.Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the UBS LIBOR Settlement
December 19, 2012
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
May 31, 2012
Miller filed a lawsuit in federal court trying to throw out any misspelled ballots.Miller's Lawyers Call It Quits
November 12, 2010
Historical Examples of misspelled
The names of Ned are taken a good deal at random; and, doubtless, are often misspelled.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
The word "defied" was given out and several pupils had misspelled it.The Story of Young Abraham Lincoln
If a word was misspelled, it was given to the next student with a Next!Makers and Romance of Alabama History
B. F. Riley
The probability is there may have been some mistake in the name, or it may have been misspelled.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12)
Robert G. Ingersoll
When you write return me again the postal card that I may see what words I misspelled.My Boyhood
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