vibe

[vahyb]
noun
1.
Informal. vibration ( def 4 ).
2.
Often, vibes. Slang. vibration ( def 6 ).

Origin:
1965–70, Americanism; by shortening

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vibes

[vahybz]
plural noun Informal.

Origin:
1965–70; by shortening

vibist, noun
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vibe (vaɪb)
 
n
slang a feeling or flavour of the kind specified: a 1970s vibe
 
[from vibration]

vibes (vaɪbz)
 
pl n
1.  informal (esp in jazz) short for vibraphone
2.  slang short for vibrations

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Word Origin & History

vibe
1940, short for vibraphone; attested from 1967 as an abbreviated form of vibration in the 1960s slang sense of "instinctive feelings."
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vibes definition

[vɑɪbz]
  1. n.
    vibrations; atmosphere; feelings. (Usually with good or bad.) : I just don't get good vibes about this deal.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
vibe
vibration
vibes
vibraphone
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Example sentences
Tell them it's summer and that they should take a minute to enjoy the long days
  and mellow summer vibe.
But that's not the only thing that's infused into the song's triumphant vibe.
Every positive vibe and prayers if you will accept them are winging your way.
To hardened backpackers, this sort of well-trod vibe is sometimes considered a
  liability.
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