GRE Word List

NONDESCRIPT

undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd

The meaning of the word nondescript is undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd.

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