Origin of description
Related formspre·de·scrip·tion, nounre·de·scrip·tion, nounself-de·scrip·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for description
Baby cigarette “No worry of cancer with this cigarette costume,” the description for this gem reads.Sexy Ebola Nurse & More of the Year’s Worst Halloween Costumes|Kevin Fallon|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But one description was abhorrent on a level far above politics: “Aspergery.”Yes, ‘Aspergery’ Is a Slur and It's Time to Stop Using It|Emily Shire|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, in truth, many of the major political figures fit that description.
Like others in the anti-vaccine movement, MPVR eschews that description.Mississippi: Last In Everything, First In Vaccinations|Brandy Zadrozny|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Accompanying this diagnosis was a description of what her particular death would be like.On Her Own Terms: Why Brittany Maynard Has Chosen to Die|Gene Robinson|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is a record of adventure, travel, and description, so wonderful that for years it was doubted and its accuracy disbelieved.A History of the Philippines|David P. Barrows
The mention of Description brings us to the scene of a narrative.Talks on Writing English|Arlo Bates
Note this description of the way in which a father may educate his son.The New Education|Scott Nearing
We have had the description here of some other animal that is in the Kupele and Moroka districts.Adventures in New Guinea|James Chalmers
Zura seemed more amused by Jane's manner and the funny twist in her tongue than impressed by her description.The House of the Misty Star|Fannie Caldwell Macaulay
British Dictionary definitions for description
Idioms and Phrases with description
see beggar description.