buzz

Definitions:

  • To make a low droning or vibrating sound like that of a bee.
  • None
  • To talk, often excitedly, in low tones.
  • To be abuzz; hum.
  • To move quickly and busily; bustle.
  • To make a signal with a buzzer.
  • To cause to buzz.
  • To utter in a rapid, low voice.
  • To fly low over.
  • To call or signal with a buzzer.
  • To make a telephone call to.
  • To give a buzzcut to.
  • A vibrating, humming, or droning sound.
  • A low murmur.
  • A telephone call.
  • None
  • A state of pleasant intoxication, as from alcohol.
  • A state of stimulation or overstimulation, as from caffeine.
  • None
  • Excited interest or attention.
  • Rumor; gossip.
  • A buzzcut.
  • To leave quickly; go away.
  • To make a low humming sound, as bees; emit a sound like a prolonged utterance of <em>z</em>, as by a slow expiration of intonated or sonant breath between the tongue and the roof of the mouth or the upper teeth.
  • To whisper buzzingly; speak with a low humming voice; make a low sibilant sound.
  • To make known by buzzing.
  • To whisper; spread or report by whispers; spread secretly.
  • To share equally the last of a bottle of wine, when there is not enough for a full glass to each of the party.
  • A continuous humming sound, as of bees.
  • A confused humming sound, such as that made by a number of people busily engaged in conversation or at work; the confused humming sound of bustling activity or stir; hence, a state of activity or ferment: as, the <em>buzz</em> of conversation ceased when he appeared; my head is all in a <em>buzz.</em>
  • A rumor or report.
  • Gossamer.
  • See <internalXref urlencoded="buz">buz</internalXref>.
  • See <internalXref urlencoded="buzzwig">buzzwig</internalXref>.
  • Of an artificial fly, having the hackle wrapped closely under the wings.
  • To move hurriedly or with fuss; run; fuss about: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="buzz">buzz</internalXref> along; to <em>buzz</em> about; to <em>buzz</em> against a person.
  • To pick pockets.
  • To throw with violence.
  • To drink (a bottle) till it is empty.
  • A bur; prickly calyx.
  • In <em>angling</em>, a beetle or its artificial imitation used as bait.
  • 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.
  • 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”.
  • 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.
  • A continuous, <xref>humming</xref> noise, as of <xref>bees</xref>; a confused <xref>murmur</xref>, as of general conversation in low tones.
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