How Do You Spell TACKING?

Correct spelling for the English word "tacking" is [t_ˈa_k_ɪ_ŋ], [tˈakɪŋ], [tˈakɪŋ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of TACKING

  1. (nautical) the act of changing tack

Common Misspellings for TACKING

Below is the list of 430 misspellings for the word "tacking".

Usage Examples for TACKING

  1. The more he was over- matched, the greater would be the honour of victory, and he steered for the straits, tacking to and fro in the teeth of a strong head- wind. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
  2. Tacking was a mysterious performance that must be explained to me and I was even allowed to help a little. - "Vacation with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
  3. This young lady in her discourse was like those little oily beetles you see in small ponds, whose whole life is spent in tacking- confound them for it! - "A Simpleton" by Charles Reade
  4. In order not to stop the way of the boat and risk losing the lead on the sea- bottom, I wore her round to lew'ard, instead of tacking to wind'ard. - "A Poor Man's House" by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  5. They've passed us, and are now tacking around, waiting for us to do something so that they can see us! - "Triplanetary" by Edward Elmer Smith