Definition of small cap
: a company with a relatively low stock market capitalization value; also : the stock of such a company
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of small cap
cap short for capitalization
First Known Use: 1984See Words from the same year
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up small cap? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).