What does the word vague mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Vaguely.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Vagueness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Indefinite; indistinct; ambiguous.

Usage examples for vague

  1. I think it better that I should give a minute and particular account of one than a more vague and general, and so less satisfactory, account of several of them. – Rollo in Switzerland by Jacob Abbott
  2. Vague rumours of the approach of a Gothic army had spread in the camp. – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn
  3. " Ride, just a li'l ride," was the vague reply. – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White