Words nearby misspelling
Definition for misspelling (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object), mis·spelled or mis·spelt, mis·spell·ing.
Examples from the Web for misspelling
The yellow property Marvin Gardens is actually a misspelling of the Marven Gardens.Fidel Castro Hates Monopoly & 12 More Reasons to Love It|Caroline Linton|February 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
How scrupulously timid he would be of misspelling the gentleman's name, or misplacing an accent over it!Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume II (of II)|Charles James Lever
The misspelling, which was intentional, was an intimation to Lamb that the letter was not to be opened.Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Vol. II (of 2)|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Doubtfire is a misspelling of Dout-fire, from the dialect dout, to extinguish (do out), formed like don and doff.The Romance of Names|Ernest Weekley
Lastly, there remains the ingenious solution that the phrase as commonly employed involves a misspelling.
Misspelling in quoted matter (journal entries, correspondence, etc.) is preserved as printed.The Admiral|Douglas Sladen