Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “block capitals”

block capitals

noun [plural]     (also block letters)
a style of writing in which each letter of a word is written separately and clearly using the capital letters of the alphabet: Please print your name and address in block capitals.Punctuation
(Definition of block capitals noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of block capitals

Definitions of “block capitals” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

altruistic

showing a wish to help or bring advantages to others, even if it results in disadvantage for yourself

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More