Associations to the word «Spelling»


SPELLING, verb. Present participle of spell
SPELLING, noun. (uncountable) The act, practice, ability, or subject of forming words with letters, or of reading the letters of words; orthography.
SPELLING, noun. (uncountable) The manner of spelling of words; correct spelling.
SPELLING, noun. (countable) A specific spelling of a word.
SPELLING, noun. (US) (rare) (dated) (countable or uncountable) A spelling test or spelling bee.
SPELLING ALPHABET, noun. A set of words that are used to stand for the letters of an alphabet.
SPELLING BEE, noun. A spelling competition where contestants, usually children, are asked to spell words; the individual or team spelling the most words correctly wins.
SPELLING BEES, noun. Plural of spelling bee
SPELLING ERROR, noun. Synonym of misspelling.
SPELLING ERRORS, noun. Plural of spelling error
SPELLING IT OUT, verb. Present participle of spell it out
SPELLING MISTAKE, noun. Synonym of misspelling.
SPELLING MISTAKES, noun. Plural of spelling mistake
SPELLING OFF, verb. Present participle of spell off
SPELLING PRONUNCIATION, noun. A pronunciation that has been modified from its traditional form in order to reflect the spelling of the word in question.
SPELLING PRONUNCIATIONS, noun. Plural of spelling pronunciation

Dictionary definition

SPELLING, noun. Forming words with letters according to the principles underlying accepted usage.

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza