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    minuscule

    minuscule - Dictionary definition and meaning for word minuscule

    Definition
    (noun) the characters that were once kept in bottom half of a compositor's type case Definition
    (noun) a small cursive script developed from uncial between the 7th and 9th centuries and used in medieval manuscripts Definition
    (adj) of or relating to a small cursive script developed from uncial; 7th to 9th centuries
    Synonyms : minuscular
    Definition
    (adj) lowercase
    Synonyms : little , small
    Example Sentence
    • little a
    • small a
    • e.e.cummings's poetry is written all in minuscule letters
    Definition
    (adj) very small
    Synonyms : miniscule
    Example Sentence
    • a minuscule kitchen
    • a minuscule amount of rain fell
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for minuscule

Mini scale indicating very small

minuscule-minus indicating the value is very small

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