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

1645–55; mis-1 + spell1

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

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Word Origin & History

1650s, from mis- (1) + spell (v.). Related: Misspelled; misspelling.
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Example sentences
It was also notable how frequently applicants misspelled the name of the school
  in their cover letters.
Guessing which one they misspelled will be left as an exercise for the student.
His handwriting was practically illegible and he misspelled many words.
The article also misspelled the surname of one of the finalists this year.
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