vibe | vibes

This page is about the slang term vibe | vibes.

Meaning: feelings coming from a person, a place or a thing

For example:

  • As soon as I went into the room I felt this bad vibe. I knew something was wrong.

  • Max says dogs pick up on the vibes that people give off and they know if someone's scared or angry or crazy or whatever.

Origin: Short for "vibrations", in the mystical sense of "subtle energies" that emanate from people or things.

Quick Quiz:

Sandra said the guy had a strange vibe. She couldn't say what it was; it was just something

a. she smelt

b. she heard

c. she felt

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Contributor: Matt Errey