poor speller

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Noun1.poor speller - someone who spells words
writer - a person who is able to write and has written something
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O'Keefe was a notoriously poor speller and even worse at grammar (1): according to family lore, my grandmother did Georgia's spelling homework while Georgia did my grandmother's drawing assignments.
You also want to talk about setbacks and disappointment." Weaknesses to avoid sharing include personal frustrations such as being a poor speller, needing to learn a language, or working too hard.
She's renowned for her precise, exquisite prose, but new research shows Jane Austen was a poor speller and erratic grammarian who got a big helping hand from her editor.
Am a poor speller. Am strong & healthy, due to bicycle and gymnasium ...
Some years ago, a student named Al was described by his teachers as "mentally slow, unsociable, and adrift forever in his foolish dreams." Another student, Tom, was a poor speller whose teacher called him addle-brained and complained that he asked too many questions.
Asked how they learned to spell and how today's children should be taught to spell, most reply, "Through the weekly spelling test." Even those closet poor spellers (very few admit openly to being a poor speller) believe that the weekly test is the best teaching method.
VOWEL PLAY: Poor speller Tara P-T and Chris Tarrant
I was terribly embarrassed by them, only because I was a very poor speller.
TONY Blair simply appears to be a poor speller of the word tomorrow.
He might not be in line to win awards for charming hacks, but Lee is front runner for poor speller of the year, judging from his press release.
Lewinsky was said to be a poor speller who was not computer literate.
Kate's Teacher: If they're poor spellers, like Kate, I ask her: how do you pronounce this?