|Origin:||Latin vagus 'wandering, vague'|
unclear because someone does not give enough detailed information or does not say exactly what they mean:
The governor gave only a vague outline of his tax plan.
Julia was vague about where she had been and what she had been doing.
to think that something might be true or that you remember something, although you cannot be sure:
Larry had the vague feeling he'd done something embarrassing the night before.
not having a clear shape or form [= indistinct]:
The vague shape of a figure loomed through the mist.
—vagueness noun [uncountable]