How Do You Spell OIL?

Correct spelling for the English word "oil" is [ˈɔɪ_l], [ˈɔ͡ɪl], [ˈɔ‍ɪl]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of OIL

  1. To smear, lubricate, or anoint with oil. Oil of vitriol, sulphuric acid.

Common Misspellings for OIL

Below is the list of 231 misspellings for the word "oil".

Usage Examples for OIL

  1. This box held some oil also, with the help of which the pistol was soon in good order. - "Cord and Creese" by James de Mille
  2. To his surprise, he found them much better than the others the next morning, and resolved never again to burn his patients with hot oil for gun- shot wounds. - "The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr." by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  3. If you jump another time I will throw the oil from the lamp on you! - "Stories of Birds" by Lenore Elizabeth Mulets
  4. That's why I put almost my last cent into his oil company, and got what may be almost my last dance with you! - "The Flirt" by Booth Tarkington
  5. Do begin, here's the oil! - "Jill's Red Bag" by Amy Le Feuvre