Definition of Upper-case letter

1. Noun. One of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis. "Printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters"

Exact synonyms: Capital, Capital Letter, Majuscule, Uppercase
Generic synonyms: Character, Grapheme, Graphic Symbol
Specialized synonyms: Small Cap, Small Capital
Derivative terms: Capital, Capitalise, Capitalize, Majuscular
Antonyms: Lowercase



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Upper-case Letter

upmodulating
upmost
upo
upokororo
upokororos
upon
upon't
upon a stound
upon one's guard(p)
upon one's speed
uppe
upped
uppent
upper
upper-case
upper-case letter (current term)
upper-crust
upper-level
upper/lower lobe predominance
upper GI haemorrhage
upper GI series
upper abdominal periosteal reflex
upper airway
upper arm
upper arms
upper balcony
upper berth

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