Definition of spelling bee in English:

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spelling bee

Pronunciation: /ˈspeliNG ˌbē/


A spelling competition.
Example sentences
  • I have awards, medals, and trophies from spelling bees and math competitions.
  • I was competing in a spelling bee and doing pretty well.
  • She had won two or three county spelling bees, I had won three county public speech contests.

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Syllabification: spell·ing bee

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