nondescriptive

adjective

non·​de·​scrip·​tive ˌnän-di-ˈskrip-tiv How to pronounce nondescriptive (audio)
: not serving to describe : not descriptive
The text in a hyperlink can be anything but it should clearly describe the target resource. It should not be just "Click Here" or some other nondescriptive text. Chris Coremans

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Mare of Easttown is a strange name for a prestige television show: clunky, nondescriptive, homonymic. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, 31 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nondescriptive was in 1881

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Cite this Entry

“Nondescriptive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondescriptive. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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