These Are The Most Misspelled Words In America — How Many Can You Spell?

These Are The Most Misspelled Words In America — How Many Can You Spell?

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Let’s just say the words this year are very 2020.

Each year Google releases a map of the most misspelled words in America, which shows the top-searched “how to spell” words by state.

Below are the 37 words from that map. All you have to do is say whether they’re spelled right or wrong.

  1. The top spelling search in: Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington

    The correct spelling is “quarantine.”

  2. The top spelling search in: Kansas

    The correct spelling is “cook.”

  3. Heared

    (as in, listened to with attention)

    The top spelling search in: Wyoming

    The correct spelling is “heard.”

  4. The top spelling search in: North Carolina

    The correct spelling is “animal.”

  5. The top spelling search in: North Dakota

    The correct spelling is “Easter.”

  6. The top spelling search in: Indiana

    The correct spelling is “listen.”

  7. The top spelling search in: Kentucky

    The correct spelling is “gray.”

  8. Tong

    (as in, to handle with a grasping device)

    The top spelling search in: Vermont

    The correct spelling is “tong.”

  9. The top spelling search in: Hawaii

    The correct spelling is “cabinet.”

  10. The top spelling search in: New Mexico

    The correct spelling is “auntie.”

  11. The top spelling search in: Connecticut

    The correct spelling is “grandma.”

  12. The singular and plural forms were the top spelling search in: South Carolina and Utah

    The correct spelling is “character.”

  13. The top spelling search in: South Dakota

    The correct spelling is “divided.”

  14. The top spelling search in: Alaska

    The correct spelling is “coronavirus.”

  15. The top spelling search in: California

    The correct spelling is “because.”

  16. The top spelling search in: Tennessee

    The correct spelling is “machine.”

  17. The top spelling search in: Nevada

    The correct spelling is “opinion.”

  18. The top spelling search in: Oregon

    The correct spelling is “elephant.”

  19. The top spelling search in: Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Missouri

    Both “cancelled” and “canceled” are commonly accepted spellings.

  20. The top spelling search in: Oklahoma

    The correct spelling is “sprinkles.”

  21. The top spelling search in: New Hampshire

    The correct spelling is “furious.”

  22. The top spelling search in: Virginia

    The correct spelling is “Virginia.”

  23. The top spelling search in: Idaho

    The correct spelling is “eerie.”

  24. The top spelling search in: Montana

    The correct spelling is “traumatized.”

  25. The top spelling search in: Iowa

    The correct spelling is “choir.”

  26. The top spelling search in: Arkansas, Illinois, and New Jersey

    The correct spelling is “beautiful.”

  27. The top spelling search in: Washington, DC

    The correct spelling is “people.”

  28. The top spelling search in: Wisconsin

    The correct spelling is “illustrator.”

  29. The top spelling search in: Georgia

    The correct spelling is “probably.”

  30. The top spelling search in: Alabama

    The correct spelling is “deodorant.”

  31. The top spelling search in: Ohio

    The correct spelling is “tomorrow.”

  32. The top spelling search in: Mississippi

    The correct spelling is “bidet.”

  33. The top spelling search in: Rhode Island

    The correct spelling is “rehearsal.”

  34. The top spelling search in: Nebraska

    The correct spelling is “sincerely.”

  35. The top spelling search in: Maryland

    The correct spelling is “parentheses.”

  36. The top spelling search in: West Virginia

    The correct spelling is “chihuahua.”

  37. The top spelling search in: Delaware

    The correct spelling is “tragedy.”

Tap below to see the map of this year’s most misspelled words — and click here to take 2019’s spelling quiz.

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