• (America) IPA: /ˈveɪpəɹəs/


  1. Relating to vapour; misty, foggy, obscure, insubstantial
    • 1594, William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece
      O hateful, vaporous, and foggy night!
    • 1605, Francis Bacon, The Advancement of Learning
      So whosoever shall entertain high and vaporous imaginations, instead of a laborious and sober inquiry of truth, shall beget hopes and beliefs of strange and impossible shapes.

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