Student Thesaurus

One entry found for vague.
Entry Word: vague
Function: adjective
Text: 1 not clearly expressed <Johnny gave as vague a reply to the test question as he could, hoping for partial credit>
Synonyms fuzzy, indefinite, unclear
Related Words ambiguous, cryptic, dark, enigmatic (also enigmatical), equivocal, murky, nebulous, obscure, unintelligible; bleary, dim, faint, foggy, hazy, indeterminate, indistinguishable, uncertain, undefinable, undefined, undetermined; inexplicable, inscrutable, mysterious; baffling, bewildering, confounding, confusing, mystifying, perplexing, puzzling, unfathomable
Near Antonyms candid, direct, forthright, foursquare, frank, honest, open, openhearted, outspoken, plainspoken, straight, straightforward, unguarded; obvious, plain, unambiguous, understandable, unequivocal; comprehensible, fathomable, intelligible; defined, distinct; blatant, patent, unmistakable
Antonyms clear, definite, explicit, specific
2 not seen or understood clearly <I have only a vague idea of what you're talking about> -- see FAINT 1