Adjective: equivocal i'kwi-vu-kul
- Open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead
"an equivocal statement"; "the polling had a complex and equivocal message for potential female candidates"; "the officer's equivocal behaviour increased the victim's uneasiness"; "popularity is an equivocal crown"; "an equivocal response to an embarrassing question";
- Open to question
"aliens of equivocal loyalty"; "his conscience reproached him with the equivocal character of the union into which he had forced his son"
- Uncertain as a sign or indication
"the evidence from bacteriologic analysis was equivocal"
See also: ambiguous, double, evasive, forked, inconclusive, indeterminate, questionable