vibes


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vibes

 (vībz)
pl.n.
A vibraphone.

[Shortening and alteration of vibraphone.]

vibes

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

vibes

(vaɪbz)

n.pl.
[1965–70, Amer.]

vibes

(vaɪbz)

n.pl.
vibraphone.
[1965–70; by shortening]
vib′ist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vibes - a percussion instrument similar to a xylophone but having metal bars and rotating disks in the resonators that produce a vibrato soundvibes - a percussion instrument similar to a xylophone but having metal bars and rotating disks in the resonators that produce a vibrato sound
percussion instrument, percussive instrument - a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another

vibes

(Informal)
plural noun (sometimes singular)
1. feelings, emotions, response, reaction I don't like the guy - I have bad vibes about him.
2. atmosphere, aura, vibrations, feeling, emanation a club with really good vibes
Translations

vibes

[vaɪbz] NPL ABBR
1. =vibrations (from band, singer) → vibraciones fpl, ambiente m
I got good vibes from herme cayó muy bien
2. =vibraphonevibráfono m

vibes

pl (inf)
Vibrafon nt, → Vibraphon nt
what sort of vibes do you get from him?wie wirkt er auf dich?; I get good vibes from this musicdiese Musik bringt mich auf Touren; this town is giving me bad vibesdiese Stadt macht mich ganz fertig (inf)

vibes

[vaɪbz] npl (fam)
a. (vibrations) → atmosfera
I got good vibes → l'impressione è stata buona
b. (Mus) = vibraphone
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