Antonyms for nondescript

Grammar : Adj
Spell : non-di-skript
Phonetic Transcription : ˌnɒn dɪˈskrɪpt

Definition of nondescript

Origin :
  • 1680s, "not hitherto described," in scientific usage, coined from non- + Latin descriptus, past participle of describere (see describe). General sense of "not easily described or classified" is from 1806.
  • adj undistinguished, commonplace
Example sentences :
  • The nondescript knew two Miss Dorrits; one who was born inside—That was the one!
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • He was dressed in the nondescript costume he had worn at their first meeting.
  • Extract from : « The Heart of Thunder Mountain » by Edfrid A. Bingham
  • All the rooms were empty except for some nondescript lumber in one or two.
  • Extract from : « Within the Tides » by Joseph Conrad
  • The pilot and one of the nondescript men were the first over.
  • Extract from : « A World is Born » by Leigh Douglass Brackett
  • The waistcoat is nondescript, but the boots are irreproachable.
  • Extract from : « Canada and the Canadians » by Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle
  • He stared: again he had to go, muttering: 'That nondescript's footman!'
  • Extract from : « The Amazing Marriage, Complete » by George Meredith
  • Their clothing was nondescript and they would have passed unnoticed in a crowd.
  • Extract from : « It Pays to Smile » by Nina Wilcox Putnam
  • We question whether this species is nondescript or as above.
  • Extract from : « The American Flower Garden Directory » by Thomas Hibbert
  • You are now a nondescript, and a nondescript is objectionable.
  • Extract from : « In the Roar of the Sea » by Sabine Baring-Gould
  • How nondescript her hair has grown as the result of being blonde!
  • Extract from : « The Red and the Black » by Stendhal

Synonyms for nondescript

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