misspelling

[ mis-spel-ing ]
/ mɪsˈspɛl ɪŋ /

noun

the act of spelling incorrectly: Note his misspelling of that word.
an incorrectly spelled word: You have three misspellings in your letter.

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Origin of misspelling

First recorded in 1685–95; mis-1 + spelling
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British Dictionary definitions for misspelling

misspelling
/ (ˌmɪsˈspɛlɪŋ) /

noun

a wrong spelling
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