vago


vago
adj.
1 footloose, errant, roving, shiftless.
2 nebulous, amorphous, formless, shapeless.
3 vague, general, unspecific.
4 rambling, excursive.
f. & m.
1 bum, loafer, deadbeat, good-for-nothing.
2 vagus.
pres.indicat.
1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: vagar.
* * *
vago
adjetivo
1 (impreciso) vague
idea vaga vague idea
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vago
adjetivo
1 (vacío) empty; (desocupado) vacant
2 (holgazán) lazy, idle
nombre masculino,nombre femenino
1 (holgazán) idler, layabout, slacker
2 DERECHO vagrant
ley de vagos y maleantes vagrancy act
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FRASEOLOGÍA
hacer el vago to laze around
* * *
1. (f. - vaga)
adj.
1) idle, lazy
2) vague
2. (f. - vaga)
noun
idler
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vago, -a
1. ADJ
1) (gen) vague; (Arte, Fot) blurred, ill-defined; (=indeterminado) indeterminate
2) [persona] (=perezoso) lazy, slack; (=poco fiable) unreliable; (=ocioso) idle, unemployed
3) [ojo] lazy; [objeto] idle, unused; [espacio] empty
4) (=errante) roving, wandering
5)

en vago — [mantenerse] unsteadily; [esforzarse] in vain

dar golpes en vago — to flail about, beat the air

2. SM/ F
1) (=holgazán) idler, lazybones *; (=inútil) useless individual, dead loss

hacer el vago — to loaf around

2) (=vagabundo) tramp, vagrant, bum (EEUU); (=pobre) down-and-out
* * *
I
-ga adjetivo
1) (fam) <persona> lazy, idle
2) <recuerdo/idea> vague, hazy; <contorno/forma> vague, indistinct; <explicación> vague

un vago parecido — a vague resemblance

II
-ga masculino, femenino (fam) layabout, slacker (colloq)

deja ya de hacer el vago — stop lazing around (colloq)

* * *
I
-ga adjetivo
1) (fam) <persona> lazy, idle
2) <recuerdo/idea> vague, hazy; <contorno/forma> vague, indistinct; <explicación> vague

un vago parecido — a vague resemblance

II
-ga masculino, femenino (fam) layabout, slacker (colloq)

deja ya de hacer el vago — stop lazing around (colloq)

* * *
vago1
1 = slacker, bum, lazybones, layabout, idler.

Ex: The article is entitled 'No slackers here: SLA's youngest members have the vision and enthusiasm to shape the profession'.

Ex: Although the results provide support for the 'drunken bum' theory of wife beating, they also demythologize the stereotype because alcohol is shown to be far from a necessary or sufficient cause of wife abuse.
Ex: Many see his art as a vocation for lazybones and social misfits.
Ex: There is no evidence that inherited wealth is in itself responsible for turning young people into useless layabouts.
Ex: This magazine prints essays and stories that celebrate the joyful life of an idler.
* persona vaga y mal vestida = slob.

vago2
2 = dim [dimmer -comp., dimmest -sup.], fuzzy [fuzzier - comp., fuzziest -sup.], vague [vaguer -comp., vaguest -sup.], feeble, loose [looser -comp., loosest -sup.], wooly [woolier -comp., wooliest -sup.], indistinct, indistinctive, nebulous.

Ex: The genesis of this brave new world of solid state logic, in which bibliographic data are reduced to phantasmagoria on the faces of cathode-ray tubes (CRT), extends at most only three-quarters of a decade into the dim past.

Ex: This is a rather fuzzy basis for establishing subject headings, but fuzziness is not the guidelines only fault.
Ex: Some of the terms are vague.
Ex: Mearns warns us, 'Recollection is treacherous; it is usually too broad or too narrow for another's use; and what is more serious, it is frequently undependable and worn and feeble'.
Ex: Kast points out that there is a 'rather loose, conglomeration of interests and approaches' in this developing field.
Ex: On the other side, some aspects of the planning study remains wooly.
Ex: The typescript will be fuzzy and indistinct without the smooth, firm surface which the backing sheet offers.
Ex: This research suggests that people are threatened by categorizations that portray them as too distinctive or too indistinctive.
Ex: The concept of such a center remained nebulous at best, and we later learned that communication problems early on had muddied the message about what was really needed.
* de manera vaga = hazily.

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vago1 -ga
adjective
A (fam); ‹persona› lazy, idle
B ‹recuerdo/idea› vague, hazy; ‹contorno/forma› vague, indistinct
hay un vago parecido entre los dos there is a vague resemblance between them
me dio una explicación muy vaga de lo que había sucedido she gave me a very vague explanation of what had happened, she only explained very vaguely what had happened
tengo la vaga sensación de haberlo visto antes I have a vague feeling I've seen him before
vago2 -ga
masculine, feminine
(fam)
layabout, slacker (colloq)
deja ya de hacer el vago y ponte a trabajar stop lazing around and get some work done (colloq)
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Del verbo vagar: (conjugate vagar)

vago es:

1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

vagó es:

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

Multiple Entries:
vagar    
vago
vagar (conjugate vagar) verbo intransitivo
to wander, roam
vago
-ga adjetivo

1 (fam) ‹personalazy, idle
2recuerdo/ideavague, hazy;
contorno/formavague, indistinct;
explicación/parecidovague
■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (fam) layabout, slacker (colloq);
deja ya de hacer el vago stop lazing around (colloq)

vagar vi (ir sin rumbo fijo) to wander, roam: vagamos por la ciudad toda la noche, we wandered around the town all night long
vagaba por el desierto, he was wandering about in the desert
vago,-a
I adjetivo
1 pey (holgazán) lazy
2 (difuso) slight, vague: tiene una vaga idea de lo que ocurrió, he has a vague idea of what happened
II m,f (gandul) layabout
'vago' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
boluda
- boludo
- floja
- flojo
- sambenito
- señorito
- vaga
- hecho
- indeterminado
English:
bone-idle
- dim
- do-nothing
- easy-going
- faint
- hazy
- indistinct
- layabout
- obscure
- screw around
- slack
- slob
- swan about
- swan around
- vague
- work shy
- bum
- wooly
* * *
vago, -a
adj
1. [persona] lazy, idle;
Comp
Fam Hum
ser más vago que la chaqueta de un guardia to be bone-idle
2. [imagen, recuerdo] vague
3. Med
nervio vago vagus nerve
nm,f
lazy person, idler;
ser un vago to be lazy o idle
nm
hacer el vago to laze around
* * *
vago
I adj
1 (holgazán) lazy;
hacer el vago laze around
2 (indefinido) vague
II m, vaga f idler, Br
layabout fam
* * *
vago, -ga adj
1) : vague
2) perezoso: lazy, idle
vago, -ga n
1) : idler, loafer
2) vagabundo: vagrant, bum
* * *
vago1 adj
1. (gandul) lazy [comp. lazier; superl. laziest]
mi hermana es muy vaga my sister is very lazy
2. (impreciso) vague
tengo una vaga idea I've got a vague idea
vago2 n lazybones

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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