[noun]Write a description of your favourite seaside resort. [C]A customer has given the police a very accurate/detailed/full/precise description of the men who robbed the post office. [C]A girl answering the description of missing teenager, Angela Jones, was last night spotted in Hull. [C]The hotel we stayed in didn't fit the description that we'd been given of it. [C]Your essay contains too much description, and not enough discussion of the issues. [U]Boats of every description (= of all types) were entering the harbour. [U]If something defies or is beyond description, there is so much of it, or it has a particular quality to such a degree, that it is impossible to describe it accurately.Her beauty is beyond description.The state of Bart's room defies description (= is very bad)!
Meaning of DESCRIPTION in English
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012