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Etymology

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
buzz

Plural
es

buzz (es)
  1. 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.
  2. A whisper; a report spread secretly or cautiously.
  3. The audible friction of voice consonants.
  4. A rush or feeling of energy or excitement.
    Still feeling the buzz from the coffee, he pushed through the last of the homework.

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Verb

Infinitive
to buzz

Third person singular
buzz

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to buzz (third-person singular simple present buzz, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. 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.
  2. To sound forth by buzzing.
  3. To whisper; to communicate, as tales, in an under tone; to spread, as report, by whispers, or secretly.
  4. To talk to incessantly or confidentially in a low humming voice.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To fly very low over an airport or other location.

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