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Noun
A low, continuous humming or murmuring sound, made by or similar to that made by an insect
“Then, from somewhere nearby, seemingly above the everyday sounds of the street, came the insect buzz of a tiny motor.”
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The sound of a buzzer or telephone
“The loud buzz of the alarm was the only thing that could awaken me.”
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A telephone call
“If you need help debugging it, you're more than welcome to give me a buzz tomorrow.”
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News circulating in the form of rumor or gossip
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“The buzz is that he was denied tenure and told to leave.”
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A sense of thrill or excitement
“Everyone in the class began clapping, and I got a great buzz out of gaining recognition from my classmates.”
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A phenomenon that is popular for a short period of time
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“Laura says mint-green color is all the buzz this season.”
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A state of busy or vigorous action or movement
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A counting game in which players take turns speaking the next number in sequence, but having to replace certain multiples with the words "fizz" and "buzz"
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Information of dubious veracity, particularly when grounded in rumor
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An event marked by excitement
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A period of conversation or discussion
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An act of ringing a bell, or the resonant sound caused by this
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A bustling to-do, excited speech or noise, usually loud
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Great happiness and exhilaration
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Vehement utterance of the voice
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An incidental remark, especially (law) in a court's judgment that is not essential to the disposition of the case
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A warning or piece of information given in a discreet or confidential way
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A hollow metal object that sounds a clear musical note when struck, or the sound produced by this object
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An intoxicated condition
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Rough projection
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Wallop or clout
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An underlying quality or feeling
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A feeling of happy satisfaction and enjoyment
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Help or encouragement given to someone or something
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Verb
To make a low, continuous humming sound
“Hester tried the ignition, and the engine began to buzz like a saw-mill.”
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To signal to someone with a ringing or beeping sound
“My cell phone would buzz loudly, alerting me to the fact that I had a voicemail.”
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To move quickly or busily
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“They buzz around loudly on their motorcycles, terrorizing the citizenry with their dreadful lack of manners.”
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To be full of excitement or activity
“The trains would run on full schedules again, and the streets would buzz with the busyness of a beehive.”
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To teem, or be overrun or overflowing with
“The baseball press began to buzz with rumors that, over the winter, the National League would drop some of its weaker franchises.”
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To chatter or gossip about something
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“Computers anchored almost every booth as the brokers gathered to buzz about the latest high-tech marketing tools.”
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To give someone a call (on the phone)
“Say, can I buzz you later on, or maybe drop by to hear all of the lurid details?”
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To throw or launch something in a given direction with force
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To communicate or make contact with
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To make a soft rustling or murmuring sound
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Make musical sounds with the voice, especially words with a set tune
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Tell someone about a secret or private matter while trusting them not to repeat it to others
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To obtain (something) for free, particularly by guile or persuasion
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Tell a supposed truth
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To make an inquiry
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To interact with or engage in communication
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