Part of speech: adjective

Indescribable; odd.

Part of speech: noun

A person or thing very odd and difficult to describe.

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Usage examples "nondescript":

  1. She got up from her keneeling posture on the hearth, and stood, a grotesque apparition enough, looking at him with her greenish, nondescript eyes. - "Winding Paths", Gertrude Page.
  2. In the third layer are the bones of bears, which must have been of great size, as also of a nondescript animal said to be between a lion and a bear. - "A Yacht Voyage Round England", W.H.G. Kingston.
  3. The hemp carpet had long since faded to a nondescript grey, but the pink- washed walls were hung with pictures and photographs, and the owner's love of beauty and order showed itself in the arrangement of the furniture, and the careful setting out of a few treasured ornaments. - "Betty Trevor", Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey.