Synonyms for capital letter

Synonyms for (noun) capital letter

Synonyms: majuscule, upper-case letter, uppercase, capital, capital letter

Definition: one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis

Usage: printers once kept the type for capitals and for small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters

Similar words: grapheme, graphic symbol, character

Definition: a written symbol that is used to represent speech

Usage: the Greek alphabet has 24 characters