vibes

[ vahybz ]
/ vaɪbz /

plural noun Informal.

Origin of vibes

First recorded in 1965–70; by shortening

Related forms

vib·ist, noun

Definition for vibes (2 of 2)

vibe

[ vahyb ]
/ vaɪb /

noun

Informal. vibration(def 4).
Often vibes. Slang. vibration(def 6).

Origin of vibe

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for vibes (1 of 2)

vibes

/ (vaɪbz) /

pl n

informal (esp in jazz) short for vibraphone
slang short for vibrations

British Dictionary definitions for vibes (2 of 2)

vibe

/ (vaɪb) /

noun

slang a feeling or flavour of the kind specifieda 1970s vibe

Word Origin for vibe

from vibration
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