vibrant

adjective
vi·​brant | \ ˈvī-brənt \

Definition of vibrant 

1a(1) : pulsating with life, vigor, or activity a vibrant personality
(2) : oscillating or pulsating rapidly
b(1) : readily set in vibration
2 : sounding as a result of vibration : resonant a vibrant voice
3 : bright sense 4 a vibrant orange

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vibrantly adverb

Examples of vibrant in a Sentence

She has a vibrant personality. We painted the room a vibrant blue.

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The mode feels vibrant and dynamic, and just playing a handful of hours this past weekend was enough to hook me in a way that feels reminiscent of my first few Fortnite and PUBG sessions. Nick Statt, The Verge, "Black Ops 4 merges Fortnite and PUBG into the best Call of Duty in years," 19 Oct. 2018 The cinematography by Doug Emmett is unusually vibrant and expressive; so is the editing by Terel Gibson, which sharpens the edge on Riley’s nuttiest ideas. Michael Phillips, Detroit Free Press, "Review: Sci-fi and satire meet in ‘Sorry to Bother You’," 12 July 2018 The Chicago creative community is rich and vibrant. Matt Harvey, Chicago Reader, "Music / Poetry Jamila Woods and Kevin Coval collaborate with Vinyl for a Cause to benefit Young Chicago Authors," 26 June 2018 In an effort to combat your winter woes, Williams fresh pieces offer vibrant, punchy printed bomber jackets, leggings, and workout bras. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Your First Look at Venus Williams' "Morning Glory" Collection for EleVen," 28 Nov. 2018 The clothes are vibrant, elegant and playful, ranging from high-end couture to sassy streetwear. Fox News, "San Francisco museum shows off modern Muslim women's fashion," 21 Sep. 2018 Running on an Xbox One X and displayed on a 4K TV, the visuals are vibrant and clear, a far cry from the muddy textures of Fallout 4. Sarah Leboeuf, Ars Technica, "Fallout 76 is online and lonelier than ever," 15 Nov. 2018 The gritty, electric track shows a rougher, louder side to the guitar-wielding 20-year-old musician, and the accompanying visuals are just as vibrant as her sound. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Jade Bird Is a 5'3" Bundle of Attitude in Her New "Uh Huh" Music Video," 23 Aug. 2018 The cinematography by Doug Emmett is unusually vibrant and expressive; so is the editing by Terel Gibson, which sharpens the edge on Riley’s nuttiest ideas. Michael Phillips, Detroit Free Press, "Review: Sci-fi and satire meet in ‘Sorry to Bother You’," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of vibrant

1616, in the meaning defined at sense 1a(2)

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vibrant

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of vibrant

: having or showing great life, activity, and energy

: very bright and strong

of a sound : loud and powerful

vibrant

adjective
vi·​brant | \ ˈvī-brənt \

Kids Definition of vibrant

: having or giving the sense of life, vigor, or action a vibrant personality

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