- n. an electronic dictionary in a word processor that can be used to catch misspelled words
“Download a Mexican dictionary to your spell-checker.”
“Before you hit the "Send" button, use a spell-checker, and proofread to catch homonyms that are wrong.”
“(The spell-checker which continues to complain about “woad” has no trouble with “dithionite”.)”
“Surely you're not depending on a computer spell-checker.”
“The Host is a novel for adults written at a fourth-grade (9-year-old) reading level, according to the readability statistics that come with the spell-checker on Microsoft Word.”
“Albom was a finalist in the annual Delete Key Awards competition for bad writing in books for his novel For One More Day, written at a third-grade reading level according to the readability statistics that come with the spell-checker on Microsoft Word.”
“Two unrelated yardsticks show that The Spare Room is written at fourth-grade (9-year-old) reading level: The Flesch-Kincaid readability statistics that come with the spell-checker on Microsoft Word and the online Spache Readbility Formula.”
“About the reading level: The reading level for The Host comes from the Flesch-Kindcaid readability statistics that are part of the spell-checker on Microsoft Word.”
“* My spell-checker suggests: Goon or Loon instead!”
“I use Mozilla Firefox as my web browser when I post here and it does have a built-in spell-checker that flags misspelled words.”
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