nonstyle

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonstyle was in 1854

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Cite this Entry

“Nonstyle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonstyle. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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