A plain person with no notable features or characteristics is an example of someone who would be described as nondescript.
- so lacking in recognizable character or qualities as to belong to no definite class or type; hard to classify or describe
- not interesting; colorless; drab
Origin of nondescript; from Classical Latin non, not + descriptus, past participle of describere, describe
Origin of nondescriptnon– + Latin d&emacron;scr&imacron;ptus, past participle of d&emacron;scr&imacron;bere, to describe; see describe.
(comparative more nondescript, superlative most nondescript)
- An undistinguished, unexceptional person or thing.
From non- +"Ž descript.