misspelling

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mis- +‎ spelling

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misspelling (plural misspellings)

  1. (countable) A misspelt word.
    “Accomodation” is a common misspelling of “accommodation”.
    • 2005 September, John H. Jenkins, The Dao of Unihan, International & Text Group, Apple Computer, Inc.:
      My own Chinese name might conceivably be written in no fewer than four different ways in Unicode: 井作恆, 井作恒, 丼作恆, and 丼作恒. I would personally consider all but the first misspellings, just as I would the spelling of my English name as Jon Jenkins or John Jenkyns.

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misspelling

  1. Present participle of misspell.