\ ˈvid How to pronounce vid (audio) \
plural vids

Definition of vid

: a video recording : video This exercise vid is more like a choreography rehearsal than a simple aerobics work-out …— Gavin Moses … the pre-MTV promo vid for Michael Jackson's superb "She's Out of My Life."— Stephen Trageser

Examples of vid in a Sentence

a vid of the pop star performing her latest hit single
Recent Examples on the Web Here’s a clip from the recent vid of Ja tipping a waitress $500. Christopher Brito, CBS News, 6 July 2022 After the fairly tame dance vid, Addison got a little saucy on us, posting a twerking video for fans. Abby Dupes, Seventeen, 7 Apr. 2022 First was the actual reveal, much like a YouTubers unboxing vid. Raven Smith, Vogue, 2 Mar. 2022 Moonbug Entertainment is expanding its kid-vid footprint by snapping up Little Angel, a popular producer of YouTube videos and songs for preschoolers. Todd Spangler, Variety, 9 Feb. 2022 On Thursday, Bella posted some shots from a set in France, which include a gorgeous mirror selfie, a dancing vid, and a blurry couple pic with her new guy. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, 8 July 2021 Petchanska has also shot music vid shows, including with Mala Rodríguez. John Hopewell, Variety, 14 Sep. 2021 After sharing the viral vid, Lavigne also published a few behind-the-scenes shots with Hawk on Instagram. Lydia Wang,, 23 June 2021 Um, Avani Gregg's boyfriend is unrecognizable in this throwback vid. Stacey Grant, Seventeen, 18 Feb. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of vid

1979, in the meaning defined above

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13 Jul 2022

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“Vid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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