vague

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈveɪg/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/veɪg/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(vāg)

Inflections of 'vague' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
vaguer
adj comparative
vaguest
adj superlative
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vague

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a vague [explanation, answer, question, reply, response, message]
  2. [gave, received, offered] a vague [explanation]
  3. give vague [information, orders, instructions, promises]
  4. make vague [allusions, references] to
  5. bears a vague resemblance to
  6. gave me a vague [expression, look, stare]
  7. has a vague understanding of the [situation, subject, topic]
  8. (only) has a vague [notion, idea] of the [situation]
  9. stop being so vague!
  10. is being vague about her [motives, plans, intentions]
  11. was vague about [where, how, how many, why, what]
  12. was vague when I [asked, probed, mentioned]
  13. is being [very, quite, rather, a little] vague about
  14. is vague on [whether, how, the details]
  15. the details are vague
  16. there is only vague interest in the [show, idea]
  17. a vague rumor [spreading, circulating, going about]
  18. vague [outlines, figures, shapes] in the [darkness, distance, mist]
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