reformed spelling


noun

a revised orthography intended to simplify the spelling of English words, especially to eliminate unpronounced letters, as by substituting thru for through, tho for though, slo for slow, etc.

Nearby words

  1. reformate,
  2. reformation,
  3. reformatory,
  4. reformed,
  5. reformed church in america,
  6. reformer,
  7. reforming,
  8. reformism,
  9. reformist,
  10. reformulate

Origin of reformed spelling

First recorded in 1895–1900

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