Word of the Week: Ambiguous

Ambiguous: adjective

origin: Latin

IPA Pronunciation: /amˈbɪɡjʊəs/


  1. open to more than one interpretation; not having one obvious meaning.
  2. doubtful or uncertain especially from obscurity or indistinctness.


  1. We were confused by the ambiguous wording of the message.
  2. The election result was ambiguous.
  3. Due to the ambiguous nature of the question, it was difficult to choose the right answer.
  4. He looked at her with an ambiguous smile.


double-barreled, arguable, doubtful, obscure,  puzzling.

Rhymes with Ambiguous:

 continuous, polygamousrigorous, vigorous, conspicuous




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