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misspelling Line breaks: mis|spell|ing
Pronunciation: /mɪsˈspɛlɪŋ/

Definition of misspelling in English:


An incorrect spelling of a word: a list of common misspellings
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Words that rhyme with misspelling

dwelling, self-propelling, spelling, swelling, telling, upwelling

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