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Definition of "buzz" [buzz]

  • To make a low droning or vibrating sound like that of a bee. (verb-intransitive)
  • To talk, often excitedly, in low tones. (verb-intransitive)
  • To be abuzz; hum: The department was buzzing with rumors. (verb-intransitive)
  • To move quickly and busily; bustle. (verb-intransitive)
  • To make a signal with a buzzer. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "buzz" in a sentence
  • "The endorphin "buzz" is good; the sense of wellbeing and healthiness; frankly, the sense of satisfaction and even superiority one gets from being fit? they are all part of it."
  • "We're only a week old, but the buzz is already deafening."
  • ""The word 'buzz' worries me if I'm honest," he says, before pausing, and skilfully steering the conversation on to more familiar ground."