How Do You Spell POSSUM?

Correct spelling for the English word "possum" is [p_ˈɒ_s_ə_m], [pˈɒsəm], [pˈɒsəm]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of POSSUM

  1. pos'um, n. Same as OPOSSUM.

Common Misspellings for POSSUM

Below is the list of 194 misspellings for the word "possum".

Usage Examples for POSSUM

  1. Now, when he is sure that there is no danger that he will have cold feet or that he will catch cold in his bald head, he likes to come up to spend the summer near Unc' Billy Possum. - "The Adventures of Mr. Mocker" by Thornton W. Burgess
  2. He saw Unc' Billy Possum sitting in the doorway of his hollow tree and told him. - "The Adventures of Lightfoot the Deer" by Thornton W. Burgess
  3. " Well," he demanded delightedly though in a guarded tone with a glance up as if at Mrs. Matilda's and Phoebe's closed doors, " did you catch your possum?" - "Andrew the Glad" by Maria Thompson Daviess
  4. " Well, I'm partial to possum," remarked old Adam. - "The Miller Of Old Church" by Ellen Glasgow

What does possum stand for?

Abbreviation POSSUM means:

  1. Polar Orbiting Satellite System-Universityrsity of Michigan
  2. Polar Orbiting Satellite System-University of Michigan