buzz

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[ buhz ]
/ bʌz /

noun

verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

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Idioms for buzz

    have / get a buzz on, Slang. to be slightly intoxicated: After a few beers they all had a buzz on.

Origin of buzz

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First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English busse; imitative

OTHER WORDS FROM buzz

buzz·ing·ly, adverb

Definition for buzz (2 of 2)

buzz2
[ buhz ]
/ bʌz /

noun Slang.

a man's very short haircut; crew cut.

Origin of buzz

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origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for buzz

buzz
/ (bʌz) /

noun

verb

See also buzz in

Derived forms of buzz

buzzing, noun, adjective

Word Origin for buzz

C16: of imitative origin
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