How Do You Spell SLAY?

Correct spelling for the English word "slay" is [slˈe͡ɪ], [slˈe‍ɪ], [s_l_ˈeɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of SLAY

  1. sl[=a], v.t. to strike: to kill: to put to death: to destroy:--pa.t. slew (sl[=oo]); pa.p. slain (sl[=a]n).--n. SLAY'ER. [A.S. sleán; Ice. slá, Goth. slahan, Ger. schlagen, to strike.]

Common Misspellings for SLAY

Below is the list of 364 misspellings for the word "slay".

Usage Examples for SLAY

  1. The whole place was in confusion and trouble, for the commander of the foreign army, encouraged by having so easily received such a large sum of money, had returned to the attack and again held the town in siege, declaring that he would destroy every house and slay all the inhabitants, not sparing even the king himself, unless he agreed to give him his only daughter in marriage. - "Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen" by Alexander Chodsko
  2. Yet even he could not prevail for ever against such righteous anger; and it is but for a season he will thus entreat; the day will come when he will stand aside and let the fiery furnace break forth and slay you. - "Malcolm" by George MacDonald
  3. Thou shalt tell to Amile thy fellow, that he slay his two children and wash thee in their blood, and thence thou shalt get thee the healing of thy body." - "Old French Romances" by William Morris
  4. For a hundred men could not stop the way before me now, and I think that of five hundred I could slay many. - "Khaled, A Tale of Arabia" by F. Marion Crawford
  5. You would not slay yourself? - "Hereward, The Last of the English" by Charles Kingsley