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Definition of "speller" []

  • One who spells words: students who are good spellers. (noun)
  • An elementary textbook containing exercises that teach spelling. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "speller" in a sentence
  • "We suspect you're a person who trusts more easily than we do, Jennifer, what with the volunteering and the trusting Michelle Shaw and the fact that you think calling her a "very bad speller" is an adequate insult."
  • "The book which she had mistakenly brought for her speller was her mental arithmetic; they were much the same size, and she often mistook one for the other."
  • "I know I'm not a great speller, which is why I put everything through a spell checker."