English version

vaguely

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvaguelyvague‧ly /ˈveɪɡli/ ●○○ adverb 🔊 🔊 1 LITTLE/NOT VERYslightly opp clearly 🔊 I vaguely remember a woman in a red dress standing outside the door. 🔊 There was something vaguely familiar about him. 🔊 I was vaguely aware of another figure by the door.2 EXACT#not clearly or exactly 🔊 His statement was very vaguely worded.3 THINK ABOUT#in a way that shows you are not thinking about what you are doing 🔊 He smiled vaguely at the ceiling.
Examples from the Corpus
vaguelyAudrey smiled vaguely at the ceiling.A dazed Fourth Aunt lay in bed, vaguely aware that some one was tugging on her arm.Her face is vaguely familiar.Sheldukher angled the disrupter vaguely in the direction of the huddled mass of Chelonians and fired indiscriminately.He remained too personally committed to the values of the Council and to a certain vaguely liberal spirit.I vaguely recall something from long, long ago that involves cuddling by the fire.Well, I didn't want to take it, because I was vaguely thinking of my amateur status.I found the whole situation vaguely upsetting.
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