spelling bee


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spelling bee

n.
A contest in which competitors are eliminated as they fail to spell a given word correctly. Also called spelldown.

spelling bee

n
a contest in which players are required to spell words according to orthographic conventions
[C19: from bee2]

spell′ing bee`


n.
a spelling competition won by the individual or team spelling the greatest number of words correctly.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spelling bee - a contest in which you are eliminated if you fail to spell a word correctly
contest, competition - an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
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