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meanings of buzz


  1. To drink to the bottom.
  2. To communicate with (a person) by means of a buzzer.
  3. To show a high level of activity and haste (alluding to the common simile "busy as a bee"). Often in the colloquial imperative "Buzz off!".
  4. To utter a murmuring sound; to speak with a low, humming voice.
  5. (intransitive) To make a low, continuous, humming or sibilant sound, like that made by bees with their wings.
  6. To cut the hair in a close-cropped military style, or buzzcut.
  7. To fly while making such a sound.
  8. To whisper; to communicate, as tales, in an undertone; to spread, as a report, by whispers or secretly.
  9. To talk to incessantly or confidentially in a low humming voice.
  10. To fly at high speed and at a very low altitude over a specified area, as to make a surprise pass.


  1. A whisper.
  2. A rush or feeling of energy or excitement; a feeling of slight intoxication.
  3. The audible friction of voice consonants.
  4. Major topic of conversation; widespread rumor; information spread behind the scenes.
  5. A telephone call or e-mail.
  6. A continuous, humming noise, as of bees; a confused murmur, as of general conversation in low tones.


  1. A male given name.

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