Scripps National Spelling Bee

Scripps National Spelling Bee

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Contestants will have to define words as well as spelling them

Talk about defining moments. In addition to unleashing gems like weissnichtwo and humuhumunukunukuapuaa on us, the 281 contestants in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, which begins Tuesday, will have to know what the words mean too.