misspell

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mis·spell

 (mĭs-spĕl′)
tr.v. mis·spelled or mis·spelt (-spĕlt′), mis·spell·ing, mis·spells
To spell incorrectly.

misspell

(ˌmɪsˈspɛl)
vb, -spells, -spelling, -spelt or -spelled
to spell (a word or words) wrongly

mis•spell

(mɪsˈspɛl)

v.t., v.i. -spelled -spelt, -spell•ing.
to spell incorrectly.
[1645–55]
mis•spell′ing, n.

misspell


Past participle: misspelled/misspelt
Gerund: misspelling

Imperative
misspell
misspell
Present
I misspell
you misspell
he/she/it misspells
we misspell
you misspell
they misspell
Preterite
I misspelled/misspelt
you misspelled/misspelt
he/she/it misspelled/misspelt
we misspelled/misspelt
you misspelled/misspelt
they misspelled/misspelt
Present Continuous
I am misspelling
you are misspelling
he/she/it is misspelling
we are misspelling
you are misspelling
they are misspelling
Present Perfect
I have misspelled/misspelt
you have misspelled/misspelt
he/she/it has misspelled/misspelt
we have misspelled/misspelt
you have misspelled/misspelt
they have misspelled/misspelt
Past Continuous
I was misspelling
you were misspelling
he/she/it was misspelling
we were misspelling
you were misspelling
they were misspelling
Past Perfect
I had misspelled/misspelt
you had misspelled/misspelt
he/she/it had misspelled/misspelt
we had misspelled/misspelt
you had misspelled/misspelt
they had misspelled/misspelt
Future
I will misspell
you will misspell
he/she/it will misspell
we will misspell
you will misspell
they will misspell
Future Perfect
I will have misspelled/misspelt
you will have misspelled/misspelt
he/she/it will have misspelled/misspelt
we will have misspelled/misspelt
you will have misspelled/misspelt
they will have misspelled/misspelt
Future Continuous
I will be misspelling
you will be misspelling
he/she/it will be misspelling
we will be misspelling
you will be misspelling
they will be misspelling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misspelling
you have been misspelling
he/she/it has been misspelling
we have been misspelling
you have been misspelling
they have been misspelling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misspelling
you will have been misspelling
he/she/it will have been misspelling
we will have been misspelling
you will have been misspelling
they will have been misspelling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misspelling
you had been misspelling
he/she/it had been misspelling
we had been misspelling
you had been misspelling
they had been misspelling
Conditional
I would misspell
you would misspell
he/she/it would misspell
we would misspell
you would misspell
they would misspell
Past Conditional
I would have misspelled/misspelt
you would have misspelled/misspelt
he/she/it would have misspelled/misspelt
we would have misspelled/misspelt
you would have misspelled/misspelt
they would have misspelled/misspelt
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misspell - spell incorrectlymisspell - spell incorrectly      
spell, spell out - orally recite the letters of or give the spelling of; "How do you spell this word?" "We had to spell out our names for the police officer"
Translations
يُخْطِئ في التَّهْجِئَه
dělat pravopisné chyby
deletrear mal
elírrosszul ír
stafa vitlaust
netaisyklingai parašytinetaisyklingai rašyti
rakstīt kļūdainiuzrakstīt kļūdaini
robiť pravopisné chyby
napačno črkovati
yanlış yazmak

misspell

[ˌmɪsˈspel] (misspelled (misspelt (pt, pp))) VTescribir mal

misspell

[ˌmɪsˈspɛl] [misspelt or misspelled] (pt, pp) vt [+ word] → mal orthographier

misspell

pret, ptp <misspelled or misspelt>

misspell

[ˌmɪsˈspɛl] (misspelled or misspelt (pt, pp)) vtsbagliare l'ortografia di

misspell

(misˈspel) past tense, past participles ˌmisˈspelt,ˌmisˈspelled verb
to spell wrongly.
References in classic literature ?
Across the paper was scrawled in pencil, without capital letters, misspelled, and without punctuation: "Unsoundly constructed because resembles an imitation of the French military code and from the Articles of War needlessly deviating."
There is no proper connection either in spelling or in meaning between rhythm and rime (which is generally misspelled 'rhyme').
IF the e-mail smear tactics wasn't bad enough, I was amazed that anybody was able to codebreak Gordon Brown's two-page handwritten scrawl of an apology, most of it totally illegible, worked in thick black marker pen and peppered with spelling mistakes (he misspells knowledge by leaving out the d).