- to make a humming or buzzing noise.
Origin of bombinate
Examples from the Web for bombination
Historical Examples of bombination
The fololwing of a conata, like the bombination of a chimæra, apparently puts some strain upon the attention of an audience.
- (intr) literary to make a buzzing noiseAlso (rare): bombilate
Word Origin for bombinate
"make a buzzing noise," 1865, from Latin bombinare, corrupted from bombitare "to hum, buzz," from bombus "a deep, hollow sound; hum, buzz," echoic. Related: Bombinated; bombinating.