Definition of vibrant in English:

vibrant

adjective

  • 1Full of energy and enthusiasm.

    ‘a vibrant cosmopolitan city’
    • ‘When he went in he was vibrant, full of life, but when he came out he was a ghost.’
    • ‘It was magical, everything was so vibrant and colorful, full of life and energy.’
    • ‘There's a lot of vibrant, creative energy here and it's building up.’
    • ‘Who knew the rave scene in Kitchener-Waterloo could be so vibrant and full of life?’
    • ‘I believe Basingstoke can continue to be successful, vibrant and full of positive action.’
    • ‘If the school is thriving, overflowing with vibrant young energy then it's a sure sign the community is too.’
    • ‘That is why the Indian media - in all their manifestations - remain alive and vibrant and full of surprises.’
    • ‘The director says that he has always been inspired by the vibrant energy of the youth and the charm of campuses.’
    • ‘It's 10 in the morning and Joanna is overflowing with vibrant energy, enthusiasm and charm.’
    • ‘To all those around him he seemed happy, vibrant, and full of life.’
    • ‘The vibrant, cosmopolitan city and surrounding area of San Francisco leaves visitors spoilt for choice.’
    • ‘When I first met her she was bubbly and vibrant and full of life.’
    • ‘Our job is to ensure that Malton and Norton are vibrant and full of vitality.’
    • ‘New York City throbbed with a vibrant energy, just as it always did.’
    • ‘Though amateur theatre in the Garden City has been more vibrant and active compared to other places, it has not been constant.’
    • ‘The Indian area to the west of the city is vibrant and busy.’
    • ‘The place is always jumping and the energy is vibrant.’
    • ‘A vibrant democracy requires the fullest possible participation of its citizens and we urge our readers and their clients to vote.’
    • ‘The internet is alive and vibrant and full of amazing people.’
    • ‘Half of Turkey's population is under twenty and modern Istanbul is witness to the energy and vibrant lifestyle of this new generation.’
    spirited, lively, full of life, full of spirit, high-spirited, energetic, sprightly, vigorous, vital, full of vim and vigour, animated, sparkling, coruscating, effervescent, vivacious, dynamic, flamboyant, electrifying, dazzling, stimulating, exciting, dashing, passionate, fiery, determined
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    1. 1.1 Quivering; pulsating.
      ‘Rose was vibrant with anger’
      • ‘His concerts remained vibrant, pulsating showstoppers, rock as it was meant to be.’
      • ‘With the performance of the worship, its spiritual potency is activated and it becomes vibrant with divine energy.’
      • ‘Her green eyes were tired, no longer vibrant with life and passion.’
      • ‘However at night in typical South Beach style, its transformed into a pulsating vibrant nightspot.’
      quivering, trembling, shaking, shaky, shivering, shivery, shuddering, shuddery, quavering, quavery, quaking
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    2. 1.2 (of color) bright and striking.
      • ‘His pallet had matured and his striking but subtle contrasts in tone and colour are vibrant.’
      • ‘Bright and vibrant colours, made popular in children's bedrooms, are seeping into the rest of the house.’
      • ‘The colours are bright and vibrant, blacks are deep and glossy, and shadow detail is very good.’
      • ‘I had never seen such picture clarity, or vibrant colours.’
      • ‘The first thing that had stoped her was the vibrant colour of blue.’
      • ‘The colours are vibrant and bright, although coloured lighting is overused in many areas.’
      • ‘Crisp white linen show off the robust flavours and vibrant colours of truly Italian food.’
      • ‘All the cafes are donned in vibrant colours ranging from purple to lime green and yellow.’
      • ‘The recipe calls for red and yellow food colouring to give it a more vibrant colour.’
      • ‘Life for them is one cloudburst of colours and in those vibrant hues they have found a renewed zest for life.’
      • ‘It was a bright vibrant red colour, not thick, but mercifully not thin either.’
      • ‘Colours are bright and vibrant and show off the scenery to advantage.’
      • ‘Colours are vibrant and detail is sharp, but prints may smudge if handled while wet.’
      • ‘Colours are bright and vibrant, with deep blacks and glossy whites.’
      • ‘And his eyes were a bright vibrant blue that sparkled in the sunlight.’
      • ‘Rush allows the photos to evolve into a physical manifestation of vibrant colour.’
      • ‘The vibrant colours of pink, blue and white, decorated with floral patterns, represented the arrival of spring.’
      • ‘The sun crawls above the curvature of the land bringing bright and vibrant colours, seen like they were intended to be.’
      • ‘The painting of the Church was completed on Monday last, it certainly looks very striking with its new vibrant colours.’
      • ‘They also add a vibrant colour creating a beautiful and welcoming workspace and home.’
      vivid, striking, intense, brilliant, bright, strong, rich, deep, warm, full
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    3. 1.3 (of sound) strong or resonating.
      ‘a vibrant male voice’
      • ‘His voice once bouncy and vibrant was shattered and only left as melancholic gutterals that could barely be deciphered as speech.’
      • ‘Rarely does one hear sound as vibrant and keenly phrased as Ma's at a dance concert.’
      • ‘The influences are fast and furious, yet the sound distinct and vibrant.’
      • ‘A woman lies writhing on the floor in a provocative outfit as vibrant music with strong influences from the Middle East plays in the background.’
      • ‘Basically, they had laid down their stage act on tape, so no wonder the sound is so vibrant and alive.’
      • ‘And what was it about the experiences of blacks in Britain that led them to create such vibrant and path-breaking sounds?’
      • ‘It is a surprisingly strong mix, sounding rich and vibrant throughout.’
      • ‘The concert concluded with a cool, jazzy Latin American number, resonant and vibrant for the whole ensemble.’
      • ‘It all sounds unbelievably vibrant in DTS, as if the musicians are performing live in your family room.’
      • ‘His intonation is excellent and his voice is vibrant and robust throughout the entire tenor range.’
      • ‘The audience was reminded of what communication and vibrant sound we had missed when they gave a terrific, short Stanford encore out the front.’
      • ‘It all sounds vibrant, as if the listener had just walked into the best smoky bar in the world and the house band knew her exact mood and thoughts.’
      • ‘His voice was a vibrant, almost magnetic bass, and seemed to reverberate within the very rock wall of the cavern.’
      • ‘The samples on their albums sound fresh and vibrant, not like the tired and clichéd samples so many rappers resort to.’
      • ‘After the meditation, sounds of vibrant percussion ensemble filled the air.’
      • ‘He was barely recognizable, not the same slightly distorted but nevertheless vibrant voice over the phone.’
      • ‘Sound is also vibrant and active, making use of multiple channels for character voices and some ambient noise.’
      • ‘The perkiness of her French-Canadian accent resonates in Seripop's vibrant work.’
      • ‘Her voice was vibrant and rich as before, but with a strange seriousness that she had not expected.’
      • ‘The greatest part of the whole disc is the production and mixing which sounds alive, vibrant, and urgent.’
      resonant, sonorous, throbbing, pulsating, reverberating, reverberant, resounding, ringing, echoing, carrying, booming, blaring, thunderous, strident
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Origin

Early 17th century (in the sense moving rapidly, vibrating): from Latin vibrant- shaking to and fro from the verb vibrare (see vibrate).

Pronunciation:

vibrant

/ˈvībrənt/