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Definition 1: a confusion of activity and gossip - [noun denoting act]

Samples where buzz or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(buzz is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

Definition 2: sound of rapid vibration - [noun denoting event]

Samples where buzz or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the buzz of a bumble bee

Synonyms for buzz in the sense of this definition

(buzz is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

Definition 3: call with a buzzer - [verb of communication]

Samples where buzz or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he buzzed the servant

(buzz is a kind of ...) ask to come

"summon a lawyer"

Definition 4: fly low - [verb of motion]

Samples where buzz or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Planes buzzed the crowds in the square

(buzz is a kind of ...) travel through the air; be airborne

"Man cannot fly"

(buzz belongs to category ...) travel via aircraft

"air travel involves too much waiting in airports" "if you've time to spare go by air"

Definition 5: make a buzzing sound - [verb of perception]

Samples where buzz or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bees were buzzing around the hive

Synonyms for buzz in the sense of this definition

(buzz is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

Definition 6: be noisy with activity - [verb of stative]

Samples where buzz or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This office is buzzing with activity

Synonyms for buzz in the sense of this definition

(buzz is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

(... is a kind of buzz ) be teeming, be abuzz

"The garden was swarming with bees" "The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen" "her mind pullulated with worries"

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