nonstyle

noun
non·​style | \ ˌnän-ˈstī(-ə)l How to pronounce nonstyle (audio) \
plural nonstyles

Definition of nonstyle

: an absence or lack of style or of a distinctive, deliberate style After all, [Bernie Pollack] said, the essential element of jeans style is nonstyle—that, and one other thing: "They have to fit your rear."— Guy Trebay

First Known Use of nonstyle

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonstyle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonstyle. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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