lowercase


1low·er·case

adjective \ˌlō-ər-ˈkās\

: having as its typical form a, b, c rather than A, B, C : not capital

Full Definition of LOWERCASE

of a letter
:  having as its typical form a f g or b n i rather than A F G or B N I
lowercase noun

Origin of LOWERCASE

from the compositor's practice of keeping such types in the lower of a pair of type cases
First Known Use: 1683

2lowercase

verb
lowercasedlowercas·ing

Definition of LOWERCASE

transitive verb
:  to print or set in lowercase letters

First Known Use of LOWERCASE

1908

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