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nondescript

[ non-di-skript ]
/ ˌnɒn dɪˈskrɪpt /
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adjective
of no recognized, definite, or particular type or kind: a nondescript novel; a nondescript color.
undistinguished or uninteresting; dull or insipid: The private detective deliberately wore nondescript clothes.
noun
a person or a thing of no particular or notable type or kind.

OTHER WORDS FOR nondescript

1 undistinctive, usual, ordinary, unexceptional.
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Origin of nondescript

1675–85; non- + Latin dēscrīptus (past participle of dēscrībere to describe, define, represent; see describe)
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British Dictionary definitions for nondescript

nondescript
/ (ˈnɒndɪˌskrɪpt) /

adjective
lacking distinct or individual characteristics; having no outstanding features
noun
a nondescript person or thing

Word Origin for nondescript

C17: from non- + Latin dēscriptus, past participle of dēscribere to copy, describe
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