Antonyms for nondescript
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : non-di-skript|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˌnɒn dɪˈskrɪpt|
Definition of nondescriptOrigin :
- 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
- 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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