lowercased

lowercase

[loh-er-keys]
adjective
1.
(of an alphabetical letter) of a particular form often different from and smaller than its corresponding capital letter, and occurring after the initial letter of a proper name, of the first word in a sentence, etc. Examples: a, b, q, r.
2.
Printing. pertaining to or belonging in the lower case. Compare case2 ( def 8 ).
verb (used with object), lowercased, lowercasing.
3.
to print or write with a lowercase letter or letters.
noun
4.
a lowercase letter.

Origin:
1675–85

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