Synonyms of vague in English:

vague


See definition of vague

adjective

1‘they could just make out the vague shape of a ship in the mist’

SYNONYMS

indistinct, indefinite, indeterminate, unclear

hazy, cloudy, fuzzy, misty, lacking definition, blurred, blurry, out of focus, murky, foggy, faint, shadowy, dim, obscure, nebulous, shapeless, formless, unformed, amorphous

rare nebulose

ANTONYMS

clear, precise

2‘a vague description’

SYNONYMS

imprecise, inexact, rough, approximate, inexplicit, non-specific, loose, ill-defined, generalized, ambiguous, equivocal, hazy, woolly

sketchy, incomplete, inadequate, imperfect

superficial, cursory, perfunctory

3‘I'm a little vague about the details’

SYNONYMS

unclear, hazy, uncertain, unsure, undecided

puzzled, baffled, mystified, bemused, bewildered, confused, nonplussed

indecisive, irresolute, hesitant, tentative, wavering, vacillating

informal iffy

ANTONYMS

clear, certain

4‘they had only vague plans’

SYNONYMS

uncertain, undecided, yet to be decided, unsure, unclear, unsettled, indefinite, indeterminate, unknown, unestablished, unconfirmed, unresolved, unascertained, pending, outstanding, in the balance, up in the air, speculative

ANTONYMS

firm

5‘she was so vague in everyday life’

SYNONYMS

absent-minded, forgetful, with a mind like a sieve, disorganized, unsystematic, unreliable, undependable

dreamy, inattentive, abstracted, with one's head in the clouds, scatterbrained, feather-brained, feather-headed, birdbrained, empty-headed, erratic, giddy

informal scatty, dizzy, dippy, not with it

British informal dappy

ANTONYMS

organized, together