Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
Vague (?), a. [Compar. Vaguer (?); superl. Vaguest.] [F. vague, or L. vagus. See Vague, v. i.]
1. Wandering; vagrant; vagabond. [Archaic] To set upon the vague villains."
She danced along with vague, regardless eyes.
2. Unsettled; unfixed; undetermined; indefinite; ambiguous; as, a vague idea; a vague proposition.
This faith is neither a mere fantasy of future glory, nor a vague ebullition of feeling.
The poet turned away, and gave himself up to a sort of vague revery, which he called thought.
3. Proceeding from no known authority; unauthenticated; uncertain; flying; as, a vague report.
Some legend strange and value.
Vague year. See Sothiac year
, under Sothiac
Syn. -- Unsettled; indefinite; unfixed; ill-defined; ambiguous; hazy; loose; lax; uncertain.
Vague, n. [Cf. F. vague.] An indefinite expanse. [R.]
The gray vague of unsympathizing sea.
Vague, v. i. [F. vaguer, L. vagari, fr. vagus roaming.] To wander; to roam; to stray. [Obs.] [The soul] doth vague and wander."
Vague, n. A wandering; a vagary. [Obs.]