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Buzz - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Buzz' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Buzz [ n.]
- A continuous, humming noise, as of bees; a confused murmur, as of general conversation in low tones, or of a general expression of surprise or approbation.
- A whisper; a report spread secretly or cautiously.
- The audible friction of voice consonants.
2 . Buzz [ v. i.]
- To make a low, continuous, humming or sibilant sound, like that made by bees with their wings. Hence: To utter a murmuring sound; to speak with a low, humming voice.
3 . Buzz [ v. t.]
- To sound forth by buzzing.
- To whisper; to communicate, as tales, in an under tone; to spread, as report, by whispers, or secretly.
- To talk to incessantly or confidentially in a low humming voice.
- To sound with a "buzz".

Meaning of 'Buzz' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . buzz [ n]
Meaning (1):
- sound of rapid vibration
Example in sentence:
  • the buzz of a bumble bee
Meaning (2):
- a confusion of activity and gossip
Example in sentence:
  • the buzz of excitement was so great that a formal denial was issued
3 . buzz [ v]
Meaning (3):
- make a buzzing sound
Example in sentence:
  • bees were buzzing around the hive
Meaning (4):
- call with a buzzer
Example in sentence:
  • he buzzed the servant
Meaning (5):
- fly low
Example in sentence:
  • Planes buzzed the crowds in the square
Meaning (6):
- be noisy with activity
Example in sentence:
  • This office is buzzing with activity