- moving to and fro rapidly; vibrating.
- vibrating so as to produce sound, as a string.
- (of sounds) characterized by perceptible vibration; resonant; resounding.
- pulsating with vigor and energy: the vibrant life of a large city.
- vigorous; energetic; vital: a vibrant personality.
- exciting; stimulating; lively: vibrant colors; a vibrant performance.
- Phonetics. made with tonal vibration of the vocal cords; voiced.
- Phonetics. a vibrant sound.
Origin of vibrant
Examples from the Web for vibrantly
I love to serve them with vibrantly colored purees of various seasonal fruits for contrast and refreshing lift.8 Recipes From Norman Van Aken
January 26, 2010
Her voice is a rich, powerful soprano, vibrantly sweet when at its softest—like a rushing torrent of passion in intense moments.Vocal Mastery
Vibrantly and with the proper gesture in the proper place, Miss Cherry repeated her speech.Local Color
Irvin S. Cobb
It promptly spread its wings and flew away, apparently as vibrantly alive as before the mysterious paralysis had stricken it.
Yet today Paris was vibrantly alive along her boulevards where, despite the shadow, bright currents flowed and sparkled.The Tempering
Charles Neville Buck
- characterized by or exhibiting vibration; pulsating or trembling
- giving an impression of vigour and activity
- caused by vibration; resonant
- (of colour) strong and vivid
- phonetics trilled or rolled
- a vibrant speech sound, such as a trilled (r)
Word Origin and History for vibrantly
1550s, "agitated," from Latin vibrantem (nominative vibrans) "swaying," present participle of vibrare "move to and fro" (see vibrate). Meaning "vigorous, full of life" is first recorded 1860. Related: Vibrantly.