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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis adj. - Of or relating to a style of writing characterized by somewhat rounded capital letters adj. - Uppercase.

Usage examples (20)
  • Rogers lost out on the word "majuscule," which is a large-typeface, capital letter used in conjunction with smaller script in printing or writing.
  • He said he chose to carve the speech in Roman majuscule, the capital letters first used on structures built in 2nd-century Rome.
  • In honor of all the politicking, I give you one of my favorite political poems, this by e.e. cummings, of the famous minuscule vs majuscule debate.
  • Lemparius was a fool to think his wereman cloak would enhance either his anatomy or performance to majuscule proportions; worse, he had allowed her beautiful barbarian... for more
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