Synonyms for majuscule

Synonyms for (noun) majuscule

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

Synonyms for (adjective) majuscule

Synonyms: majuscule, capital, great

Definition: uppercase

Usage: capital A; great A; many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script

Similar words: uppercase

Definition: relating to capital letters which were kept in the top half of a compositor's type case

Usage: uppercase letters; X and Y and Z etc


Synonyms: majuscule

Definition: of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries

Similar words: majuscular

Definition: of the nature of a majuscule or written in majuscules