Definitions

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  • n. Vagueness, the condition of being vague.
  • n. A vagueness, a thing which is vague, an example of vagueness.
  • n. An eggcorn for vagaries.

Etymologies

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vague +‎ -ery, perhaps influenced by vagary. Attested since at least the 1800s.

Examples

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  • "Vaguery is the primary tool of songwriters," Frey said. " 'I've seen fire and I've seen rain.' What the hell does that mean? But it works, it means whatever the listener wants it to mean."

    http://www.eaglesfans.com/info/birdwatching.htm

    October 22, 2007