A computer program which checks the spelling of words in files of text, typically by comparison with a stored list of words.
- If you're familiar with the spellchecker in a word processor, you'll get on with this tool instantly.
- No matter how good you are with words, a spellchecker is an indispensable tool.
- When you run the spellchecker, it checks the spellings of words, says ok this word is wrong, do you want it changed.
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