buzz


buzz
n. & v.
—n.
1 the hum of a bee etc.
2 the sound of a buzzer.
3 a a confused low sound as of people talking; a murmur. b a stir; hurried activity (a buzz of excitement). c colloq. a rumour.
4 sl. a telephone call.
5 sl. a thrill; a euphoric sensation.
—v.
1 intr. make a humming sound.
2 a tr. & intr. signal or signal to with a buzzer. b tr. telephone.
3 intr. a (often foll. by about) move or hover busily. b (of a place) have an air of excitement or purposeful activity.
4 tr. colloq. throw hard.
5 tr. Aeron. colloq. fly fast and very close to (another aircraft).
Phrases and idioms:
buzz off sl. go or hurry away. buzz-saw US a circular saw. buzz-word sl.
1 a fashionable piece of esp. technical or computer jargon.
2 a catchword; a slogan.
Etymology: imit.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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