uppercase

[uhp-er-keys]

adjective

(of an alphabetical character) capital.
Printing. pertaining to or belonging in the upper case.

verb (used with object), up·per·cased, up·per·cas·ing.

to print or write with an uppercase letter.

noun

a capital letter.

Compare lowercase.

Origin of uppercase

First recorded in 1730–40; upper1 + case2
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Related Words for uppercase

cap, capital, majuscule

Examples from the Web for uppercase

Historical Examples of uppercase