miss pelt


verb (used with object), verb (used without object), misspelled or misspelt, misspelling.
to spell incorrectly.

1645–55; mis-1 + spell1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To miss pelt
World English Dictionary
misspell (ˌmɪsˈspɛl)
vb , -spells, -spelling, -spelt, -spelled
to spell (a word or words) wrongly

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Word Origin & History

1650s, from mis- (1) + spell (v.). Related: Misspelled; misspelling.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature