nonspectacular

adjective

non·​spec·​tac·​u·​lar ˌnän-spek-ˈta-kyə-lər How to pronounce nonspectacular (audio)
-spək-
: not spectacular or special : unspectacular
Couldn't I be kind of attractive in a nonspectacular sort of way?Andrew M. Greeley

Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonspectacular was in 1858

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Cite this Entry

“Nonspectacular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonspectacular. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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