plural vids
informal
: 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 Last spring, a Twitter account that typically posts store-looting vids showed something else: an infant, just born and naked, on a Tenderloin sidewalk, its dazed mother trying to pick the baby up. Lauren Smiley, WIRED, 7 Nov. 2023 That's not the only vid in which the mystery man's arm appeared. Briannah Rivera, Seventeen, 29 June 2023 In the vid, Shakira looks epic, and her sculpted abs were on full display. Jacqueline Tempera, Women's Health, 23 June 2023 In the vid, her deep, rich brunette hair is parted in the center and styled in done but not done loose, undulating waves flowing all the way down her shoulders almost to her hips. Kara Nesvig, Allure, 10 Aug. 2023 Not only did the official Palm Tree Instagram account post a pic of the two of them, but a TikTok user also at the festival recorded a vid of them dancing and having fun together, which quickly went viral. Briannah Rivera, Seventeen, 29 June 2023 In This Leather 'Fit Emily also never shies away from a TikTok dance challenge, and has shared tons of vids of herself getting her groove on. Emily Shiffer, Women's Health, 28 June 2023 The video quality ranges from shaky phone vids to cinematic noir masterpieces, all centering on the stricken Gen Z youths and scenes of gooey lavender mayhem. Cincinnati Enquirer, The Enquirer, 28 June 2023 At the end of the vid, Ari embraces Dalton, who kisses the singer on the head. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, 17 Feb. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1979, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vid was in 1979

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“Vid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vid. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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