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Adjective: lowercase  ,low-u(r)'keys
  1. 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"
Noun: lowercase  ,low-u(r)'keys
  1. The characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case
    - small letter, lower-case letter, minuscule

Derived forms: lowercases

See also: little, minuscular, minuscule, small

Type of: character, graph, grapheme, graphic symbol

Antonym: uppercase

Encyclopedia: Lowercase