cacographer

A person who exhibits the traits of bad spelling or bad handwriting or both.

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  • cacographer — Not a made up word, but a real word that means a bad speller or writer. We need this word. Check out the Bulwer Lytton website (www.bulwer lytton.com). They give awards to cacographers. It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • cacographer — n. bad speller, terrible writer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cacographer — cacogˈrapher noun • • • Main Entry: ↑cacography …   Useful english dictionary

  • cacography — cacographer, n. cacographic /kak euh graf ik/, cacographical, adj. /keuh kog reuh fee/, n. 1. bad handwriting; poor penmanship. 2. incorrect spelling. [1570 80; CACO + GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • cacography — /kæˈkɒgrəfi/ (say ka kogruhfee) noun 1. bad handwriting (opposed to calligraphy). 2. incorrect spelling (opposed to orthography). {caco + graphy} –cacographer, noun –cacographic /kækəˈgræfɪk/ (say kakuh grafik …   Australian English dictionary

  • cacography —   n. incorrect spelling or writing.    ♦ cacographer, n. bad speller.    ♦ cacographic(al), a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • cacography — n. 1 bad handwriting. 2 bad spelling. Derivatives: cacographer n. cacographic adj. cacographical adj. Etymology: Gk kakos bad, after orthography …   Useful english dictionary

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