Definitions for vibraphonistˈvaɪ brəˌfoʊ nɪst, vaɪˈbrɒf ə-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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.)
a musician who plays the vibraphone
A musician who plays the vibraphone.
Origin: From vibraphone + -ist.
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