What Does TRIBE Mean in a Text?

TRIBE means "Human Social Group." It is predominantly used in anthropology to refer to a group of people of the same race, who live in the same area, and who share the same language, culture and history. TRIBE is also used by various groups of people who share an interest or ideology that induces a collective sense of belonging (e.g., video gamers, conservationists, conspiracy theorists, vegans, bikers, etc.).

When groups self declare as a TRIBE, it is considered a positive way of declaring a shared interest and sense of camaraderie. However, the term may also be used negatively by outsiders, to imply that members of a group are incapable of individual thought and are slavishly following the herd.

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When I write TRIBE, I mean this:

meaning of TRIBE

"Human Social Group"

Summary of Key Points

"Human Social Group" is the most common definition for TRIBE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Human Social Group
Guessability:guessability level 1

1: Easy to guess

Typical Users:typical user

Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Example of TRIBE Used in a Text

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