Vague, v. i. [F. vaguer, L.
vagari, fr. vagus roaming.] To wander; to roam; to
stray. [Obs.] "[The soul] doth vague and wander."
Vague (vāg), a.
[Compar. Vaguer (vāg"ẽr);
superl. Vaguest.] [F. vague, or L.
vagus. See Vague, v. i.]
1. Wandering; vagrant; vagabond. [Archaic]
"To set upon the vague villains." Hayward.
She danced along with vague, regardless
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. I. Taylor.
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 vague.
Vague year. See Sothiac year, under
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, n. A wandering; a vagary.