Definitions for lowercaseˈloʊ ərˈkeɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

low′er case′ˈloʊ ər(n.)

  1. Category: Printing

    Ref: See under case2 (def. 8). 2 8

Origin of lower case:


low•er•caseˈloʊ ərˈkeɪs(adj.; v.; n.)-cased, -cas•ing

  1. (adj.)(of an alphabetical letter) of a particular form often different from and smaller than its corresponding capital letter, as a, b, q, r.

    Category: Printing

  2. (v.t.)to print or write with a lowercase letter or letters.

    Category: Printing

  3. (n.)a lowercase letter.

    Category: Printing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. small letter, lowercase, lower-case letter, minuscule(adj)

    the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case

  2. lowercase(adj)

    relating to small (not capitalized) letters that were kept in the lower half of a compositor's type case

    "lowercase letters; a and b and c etc"


  1. lowercase(Adjective)

    in lower case


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