Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun majuscule

1 sense of majuscule

Sense 1
capital, capital letter, uppercase, upper-case letter, majuscule -- (one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis; "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")
       => character, grapheme, graphic symbol -- (a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters")

Antonyms of adj majuscule

2 senses of majuscule

Sense 1
majuscule (vs. minuscule) -- (of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries)

minuscule (vs. majuscule), minuscular -- (of or relating to a small cursive script developed from uncial; 7th to 9th centuries)

Sense 2
capital, great, majuscule -- (uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script")

INDIRECT (VIA uppercase) -> lowercase -- (relating to small (not capitalized) letters that were kept in the lower half of a compositor's type case; "lowercase letters; a and b and c etc")

Similarity of adj majuscule

2 senses of majuscule

Sense 1
majuscule (vs. minuscule) -- (of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters; 4th to 8th centuries)
       => majuscular -- (of the nature of a majuscule or written in majuscules)
          Also See-> uppercase#1

Sense 2
capital, great, majuscule -- (uppercase; "capital A"; "great A"; "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script")
       => uppercase (vs. lowercase) -- (relating to capital letters which were kept in the top half of a compositor's type case; "uppercase letters; X and Y and Z etc")

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