Definitions for vibraphonistˈvaɪ brəˌfoʊ nɪst, vaɪˈbrɒf ə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•bra•phoneˈvaɪ brəˌfoʊn(n.)

  1. a musical percussion instrument resembling a xylophone and having metal bars struck with mallets and electrically powered resonators to sustain the tone and create a vibrato.

    Category: Music and Dance

    Ref: Also called vibraharp.

Origin of vibraphone:

1925–30; < L vibrā(re) to shake + -phone

vi•bra•phon•istˈvaɪ brəˌfoʊ nɪst, vaɪˈbrɒf ə-(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vibist, vibraphonist(noun)

    a musician who plays the vibraphone


  1. vibraphonist(Noun)

    A musician who plays the vibraphone.

  2. Origin: From vibraphone + -ist.


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