Spelling Definition

spĕlĭng
spellings
noun
The forming of words with letters in an accepted order; orthography.
American Heritage
The art or study of orthography.
American Heritage
The act of one who spells words.
Webster's New World
The way in which a word is spelled; orthography.
Webster's New World

(US, rare, dated, countable or uncountable) A spelling test or spelling bee.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
orthographylogographyorthographic study
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Other Word Forms of Spelling

Noun

Singular:
spelling
Plural:
spellings

Origin of Spelling

  • 1400s, from spell (verb) + -ing.

    From Wiktionary

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