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English definition of “arrow key”

arrow key

noun [C]
 
 
IT
one of the four keys on a computer keyboard that you can use to move the cursor up, down, left, or right on the screen: Press your keyboard's <ScrollLock> key, and then use the arrow keys on your keyboard to scroll around your page.
(Definition of arrow key from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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