From vague + -ly.
- IPA(key): /ˈveɪɡli/
- Hyphenation: vague‧ly
vaguely (comparative more vaguely, superlative most vaguely)
- In a vague manner.
- He looked vaguely around the room, as if lost.
- Loosely; more or less; somewhat.
- 12 July 2012, Sam Adams, AV Club Ice Age: Continental Drift
- Preceded by a Simpsons short shot in 3-D—perhaps the only thing more superfluous than a fourth Ice Age movie—Ice Age: Continental Drift finds a retinue of vaguely contemporaneous animals coping with life in the post-Pangaea age.