Examples: Spelt or spelled in a sentence
Eoghan carefully spelt/spelled his name to avoid any mistakes.
Abdullah spelt/spelled “synecdoche” with ease during the spelling bee competition.
Kimberley accidentally spelt/spelled the author’s name wrong in her essay.
Misspelled and misspelt are the negative forms of “spelled” and “spelt” and refer to the act of spelling a word incorrectly. It can also be used as an adjective to describe a word that is spelled incorrectly. The spelling again depends on whether you’re using American or British English.
In British English, “misspelled” and “misspelt” are both used, but “misspelt” is a bit more common.
In American English, “misspelled” is standard.
Examples: Misspelled or misspelt in a sentence
“Beck and call” is often misspelt/misspelled “beckon call.”
I have never misspelt/misspelled “onomatopoeia” before!
Cassandra was embarrassed when she realized she had misspelt/misspelled her friend’s name on a birthday card.
Spell as a regular or irregular verb
Spell can be considered either an irregular verb or a regular verb, depending on the chosen spelling of the past tense verb.
Verbs that form their past tense by adding “-ed” are regular verbs.
Verbs that form their past tense in some other way are irregular verbs.