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  • EN [ veɪɡ]
  • US [ veɪɡ]

English definition


  • 1. not clearly understood or expressed;

    • "an obscure turn of phrase"
    • "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard
    • "their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin
    • "vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science"- John Locke
  • 2. not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished;

    • "an undefined term"
    • "undefined authority"
    • "some undefined sense of excitement"
    • "vague feelings of sadness"
    • "a vague uneasiness"
  • 3. lacking clarity or distinctness;

    • "a dim figure in the distance"
    • "only a faint recollection"
    • "shadowy figures in the gloom"
    • "saw a vague outline of a building through the fog"
    • "a few wispy memories of childhood"

Example sentences

  • One must not be vague on matters of principle.

  • Our holiday plans are still rather vague.

  • The final letter is very vague; possibly an R or a K.

  • Through the mist I could just make out a vague figure.

  • Now that you remind me of this matter, I have a vague impression of it.

  • In a fog everything looks vague.

  • He returned only a vague answer.

  • He had a vague idea of finding Anne and explaining it all to her.

  • I won't be put off with such vague promises.

  • They have only a vague idea of the amount of water available.

  • She had married a charming but rather vague Englishman.

  • Waite's memory of that first meeting was vague.

  • It is no good setting vague and woolly goals — you will not know whether or not you have really achieved them.

  • He looked at her vague shape through the frosted glass.

  • He was vague, however, about just what U.S. forces might actually do.

  • Readers familiar with English history will find a vague parallel to the suppression of the monasteries.

  • The bus was a vague shape in the distance.

  • The ideas seem sketchily developed, the textures thin, the images vague.

  • Mr Christopher'sanswer was deliberately vague.

  • "Things are moving ahead."— I found that statement vague and unclear.

  • He had a vague impression of rain pounding on the packed earth.

  • Greg made a vague gesture to indicate how much.

  • Democratic leaders under election pressure tend to respond with vague promises of action.

  • The wording is so vague that no one actually knows what it means.

  • His eyes were always so vague when he looked at her.

  • It's a vague formulation that leaves much to the discretion of local authorities.

  • A lot of the talk was apparently vague and general.

  • You could just see vague blobs of faces.

  • Dr Velayati gave a vague but negative response.

Synonym discrimination

  • dark, dim, black, gloomy, obscure, vague, grey

  • vague, dim, indefinite, obscure, ambiguous, faint


Meaning of vague

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  • The shopkeeper says, "No, my dog does not bit."
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