Meaning of vaporous


Pronunciation: (vā'pur-us), [key]
— adj.
  1. having the form or characteristics of vapor: a vaporous cloud.
  2. full of or abounding in vapor; foggy; misty: a vaporous twilight.
  3. producing or giving off vapor: a vaporous bog.
  4. dimmed or obscured with vapor: a low valley surrounded by vaporous mountains.
  5. unsubstantial; diaphanous; airy: vaporous fabrics; vaporous breezes.
  6. vaguely formed, fanciful, or unreliable: vaporous promises.
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