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Levenshtein Distance

Enter a word to find nearest neighbouring words, for example ahint

Closest Levenshtein neighbours of numptie in Corpus

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The Levenshtein distance is the number of characters you have to replace, insert or delete to transform one word into another, its useful for detecting typos and alternative spellings if we're not happy with the standard spelling.
Here follows a list of the top fifteen nearest neighbour words to the search term, with the Levenshtein distance in brackets. You can click through to find all occurrences of that word to check usage (although I fear words with apostrophes will cause it to behave in an unpredictable manner).

numptie (0) - 8 occurrences
numpties (1) - 18 occurrences
numptics (2) - 1 occurrences
pumpie (2) - 2 occurrences
sumphie (2) - 1 occurrences
numpty (2) - 12 occurrences
namelie (3) - 1 occurrences
campsie (3) - 1 occurrences
purpie (3) - 17 occurrences
huntie (3) - 1 occurrences
dutie (3) - 1 occurrences
jumpt (3) - 8 occurrences
pumpin (3) - 13 occurrences
quitie (3) - 2 occurrences
puritie (3) - 1 occurrences

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