The Brief: The term "vibes" refers to different kinds of emotional atmospheres and feelings.


Vibes are a ubiquitous umbrella term used to characterize undefinable feelings, atmospheres, and moods. In its contemporary usage, the term often refers to interrelationship “vibrations:” the aura that a person or group gives off to others. Common usages of the term include “good vibes,” “bad vibes,” issa vibe, and vibe check.

“Vibing” means to be getting along well or enjoying something.