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 nondescriptfrom Classical Latin non, not + descriptus, past participle of describere, describe
Origin of nondescriptnon- Latin dēscrīptus past participle of dēscrībere to describe ; see describe .
(comparative more nondescript, superlative most nondescript)
- An undistinguished, unexceptional person or thing.
From non- +"Ž descript.