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How Do You Spell TOTEM?

Correct spelling for the English word "totem" is [t_ˈəʊ_t_ə_m], [tˈə͡ʊtəm], [tˈə‍ʊtəm]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of TOTEM

  1. Natural object esp. animal assumed among N.-Amer. Indians as emblem of clan or individual on ground of relationship; image of this; t.-post(on which tt. are carved or hung); t. stage, stage of mental development in which tt. are taken as clan-names& objects of workship. Hence totemic, totemistic, aa., totemism(3), totemist(2), nn.

Common Misspellings for TOTEM

Below is the list of 264 misspellings for the word "totem".

Usage Examples for TOTEM

  1. " Totem," grunted the Siwash. - "The Boy Scouts on the Yukon" by Ralph Victor
  2. The mother secures the totem name. - "Folklore as an Historical Science" by George Laurence Gomme
  3. But at the top of the totem is always placed the sign or animal by which the family is most proud to be known. - "The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle" by Hugh Lofting
  4. For some reason all work on the totem pole had been abandoned for that night at least. - "The Boy Scouts on the Yukon" by Ralph Victor
  5. The idea of a totem- pole is something like a door- plate or a visiting card. - "The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle" by Hugh Lofting
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