Definition of irie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪriː/


(Chiefly in Jamaican English) nice, good, or pleasing (used as a general term of approval): the place is jumping with irie vibes I feeling irie
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  • It has been a pretty good long weekend with a fair amount of irie vibes and lots of camaraderie and alcohol.
  • A couple of Red Stripe Beers helped to make the vibes more irie.
  • Anyway, I gave them bills, which they gladly accepted and the food was irie.


Used by Rastafarians as a friendly greeting.
Example sentences
  • Took the ham outta the oven and tasted the first slice…irie!


1970s: perhaps representing a pronunciation of all right.

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