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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A contest in which you are eliminated if you fail to correctly name in order the letters of a word.

Usage examples (2)
  • I tried not to look it, but I felt pleased as a kid who'd just won the spelldown.
  • Fifth-graders Jordyn Haddy and Mackenzie Klug went head to head during the subsequent spelldown for a record 13 rounds to determine the second-place finisher. for more
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