ambiguous: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (am-big'y-us), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- open to or having several possible meanings or interpretations; equivocal: an ambiguous answer.
- (of an expression) exhibiting constructional homonymity; having two or more structural descriptions, as the sequence Flying planes can be dangerous.
- of doubtful or uncertain nature; difficult to comprehend, distinguish, or classify: a rock of ambiguous character.
- lacking clearness or definiteness; obscure; indistinct: an ambiguous shape; an ambiguous future.