(noun, verb)


1. sound of rapid vibration

- the buzz of a bumble bee

Similar word(s): bombilation, bombination

Definition categories: event, sound

2. a confusion of activity and gossip

- the buzz of excitement was so great that a formal denial was issued

Definition categories: act, activity

Sentences with buzz as a noun:

- Still feeling the buzz from the coffee, he pushed through the last of the homework.


1. make a buzzing sound

- bees were buzzing around the hive

Similar word(s): bombilate, bombinate

Definition categories: perception, go, sound

2. fly low

- Planes buzzed the crowds in the square

Definition categories: motion, fly, wing

3. be noisy with activity

- This office is buzzing with activity

Similar word(s): hum, seethe

Definition categories: stative, be

4. call with a buzzer

- he buzzed the servant

Definition categories: communication, summon