Part of speech: noun

The act of one who spells; orthography.

Part of speech: noun

The way in which a word is spelled.

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Usage examples "spelling":

  1. And be sure you take care of your spelling, Aby, or I don't know what may happen. - "Anna St. Ives", Thomas Holcroft.
  2. Every word is pure ordinary English; it is the dress- the spelling and the inflexions- that is quaint and old- fashioned. - "A Brief History of the English Language and Literature, Vol. 2 (of 2)", John Miller Dow Meiklejohn.
  3. So he doesn't often waste his spelling on just facts. - "Fairy Prince and Other Stories", Eleanor Hallowell Abbott.