1. [syn: spelling bee, spelldown, spelling contest]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Spelling \Spell"ing\, a.
Of or pertaining to spelling.
Spelling bee, a spelling match. [U.S.]
Spelling book, a book with exercises for teaching children
to spell; a speller.
Spelling match, a contest of skill in spelling words,
between two or more persons.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a contest in which you are eliminated if you fail to spell
a word correctly [syn: spelling bee, spelldown,