block letters

noun

Definition of block letters

chiefly US
:capital letters
  • The message was written in block letters.

Word by Word Definitions

block play
  1. : a compact usually solid piece of substantial material especially when worked or altered to serve a particular purpose : such as

  2. : the piece of wood on which the neck of a person condemned to be beheaded is laid for execution

  3. : a mold or form on which articles are shaped or displayed

  1. : to make unsuitable for passage or progress by obstruction

  2. : blockade

  3. : to hinder the passage, progress, or accomplishment of by or as if by interposing an obstruction

letter play letters
  1. : a symbol usually written or printed representing a speech sound and constituting a unit of an alphabet

  2. : a direct or personal written or printed message addressed to a person or organization

  3. : a written communication containing a grant

  1. : to set down in letters : print

  2. : to mark with letters

  3. : to win an athletic letter

  1. : one that rents or leases


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