Nondescript meaning

nŏndĭ-skrĭpt
The definition of nondescript is someone or something that is plain and sort of blends in, with no distinguishing features.

A plain person with no notable features or characteristics is an example of someone who would be described as nondescript.

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Lacking distinctive qualities; having no individual character or form.
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He drove a nondescript silver sedan.

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An undistinguished, unexceptional person or thing.
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So lacking in recognizable character or qualities as to belong to no definite class or type; hard to classify or describe.
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Not interesting; colorless; drab.
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A nondescript person or thing.
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(biology, now rare) Not described (in the academic literature); undescribed, unidentified.
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Origin of nondescript

  • non– Latin dēscrīptus past participle of dēscrībere to describe describe

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From non- +"Ž descript.

    From Wiktionary