How Do You Spell MOTH?

Correct spelling for the English word "moth" is [m_ˈɒ_θ], [mˈɒθ], [mˈɒθ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of MOTH

  1. An insect, mostly noeturnal, akin to the butterfly; its caterpillar which hatches in yarn and garments, and often eats and destroys them; that which gradually and silently eats away or wastes anything.

Common Misspellings for MOTH

Below is the list of 411 misspellings for the word "moth".

Usage Examples for MOTH

  1. This, and Holland's The Moth Book and The Butterfly Book, are valuable for those who wish to follow the study of insects at any length. - "Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
  2. The gate closed quickly, and the ray of the lantern darted like a pale yellow moth across the grass. - "The Ancient Law" by Ellen Glasgow
  3. In the interval before the arrival of the later members of the quartet, he fluttered around her like an ungainly old moth, racking his scant English for complimentary speeches. - "The Bent Twig" by Dorothy Canfield
  4. They yearn, through life, like the peacock moth, And die worn out in search of the troth. - "Songs and Satires" by Edgar Lee Masters
  5. We're gettin' old; lay not up your treasures where moth and rust corrupt and thieves break through and steal. - "Other Main-Travelled Roads" by Hamlin Garland

What does moth stand for?

Abbreviation MOTH means:

  1. Military Order Of Tin Hats
  2. Manager Of The Home