- uncertain as a sign or indication
"the evidence from bacteriologic analysis was equivocal"
- 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"
- 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 (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates"