from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A contest in which competitors are eliminated as they fail to spell a given word correctly.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
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- noun A
spelling competitionwhere contestants, usually children, are asked to spell words; the individual or team spelling the most words correctly wins.
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- noun a contest in which you are eliminated if you fail to spell a word correctly
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From spelling + bee (“gathering, contest”).
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