Definition of nondescript adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈnɒndɪskrɪpt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɑːndɪskrɪpt//
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having no interesting or unusual features or qualities synonym dull a nondescript person/building/town Word Originlate 17th cent. (in the sense ‘not previously described or identified scientifically’): from non- + obsolete descript ‘described, engraved’ (from Latin descriptus).Extra examples He wore a shabby suit and looked thoroughly nondescript. His hair was nondescript sandy and thinning. It was a bare landscape occasionally interrupted by nondescript villages.
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