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abuzz

[ uh-buhz ]
/ əˈbʌz /
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adjective
full of or alive with activity, talk, etc.: The company was abuzz with rumors about the new owner.
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Origin of abuzz

First recorded in 1855–60; a-1 + buzz

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British Dictionary definitions for abuzz

abuzz
/ (əˈbʌz) /

adjective
(postpositive) humming, as with conversation, activity, etc; buzzing
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