|part of speech:
||of, concerning, or applying to all elements of a particular class.
Feathers are a generic feature of birds.
- special, specific
- similar words:
- general, universal
||of or concerning a biological genus.
||produced or sold without a brand name.
Packaging for generic products is very plain.
||of drugs, prescribed or described by chemical name and not by brand.
Generic drugs are less expensive than brand-name drugs.