[noo, nyoo] Show IPA adjective, -er, -est, adverb, noun
of recent origin, production, purchase, etc.; having but lately come or been brought into being: a new book.
of a kind now existing or appearing for the first time; novel: a new concept of the universe.
having but lately or but now come into knowledge: a new chemical element.
unfamiliar or strange (often followed by to ): ideas new to us; to visit new lands.
having but lately come to a place, position, status, etc.: a reception for our new minister.
[veyg] Show IPA
adjective, va·guer, va·guest.
not clearly or explicitly stated or expressed: vague promises.
indefinite or indistinct in nature or character, as ideas or feelings: a vague premonition of disaster.
not clear or distinct to the sight or any other sense; perceptible or recognizable only in an indefinite way: vague shapes in the dark; vague murmurs behind a door.
not definitely established, determined, confirmed, or known; uncertain: a vague rumor; The date of his birth is vague.
(of persons) not clear or definite in thought, understanding, or expression: vague about his motives; a vague person.