shift key

noun

Definition of shift key 

: a key on a keyboard that when pressed enables an alternate set of characters to be produced by the other keys

First Known Use of shift key

1893, in the meaning defined above

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shift key

noun

English Language Learners Definition of shift key

: a key on a computer keyboard or a typewriter that you press to type capital letters

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