Definition of lower case noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


lower case

BrE BrE//ˌləʊə ˈkeɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌloʊər ˈkeɪs//
[uncountable] (specialist)
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(in printing and writing) small letters The text is all in lower case. lower-case letters compare capital, upper case Word Originreferring originally to the lower of two cases of type positioned on an angled stand for use by a compositor (see upper case).