Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “vibe”

vibe

noun uk   /vaɪb/ us  

vibe noun (MOOD)

[S] the mood or character of a place, situation, or piece of music: The music has a soothing vibe.Conditions and characteristics vibes [plural] informal the general mood a person or place seems to have and the way they make you feel: I didn't like the place - it had bad vibes.MoodsConditions and characteristics

vibe noun (INSTRUMENT)

vibes [plural] informal for vibraphonePercussion instruments
(Definition of vibe from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of vibe?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

beer mat

a small piece of cardboard that you put under a glass to protect a table surface in a pub or bar

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More