- a feeling of intense enthusiasm, interest, excitement, or exhilaration: I get a terrific buzz from those Pacific sunsets.Their ads are generating plenty of buzz.
- a feeling of slight intoxication or overstimulation from liquor or drugs: Too much caffeine gives me a buzz.
- to fly a plane very low over: to buzz a field.
- to signal or greet (someone) by flying a plane low and slowing the motor spasmodically.
Idioms about buzz
Origin of buzz
OTHER WORDS FROM buzzbuzz·ing·ly, adverb
How to use buzz in a sentence
That’s generated yet another round of buzz about whether Faulconer will act on the tweets and challenge Newsom directly in a race for governor.Sacramento Report: Police Groups Want to Set the Terms of Police Reform|Sara Libby|November 20, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Her record-setting run, meanwhile, had generated plenty of buzz.
That launch led to a lot of buzz among merchants that Shopify may eventually turn the Shop app to a marketplace, now that it has a property that millions of shoppers are now actively using.As its ecosystem grows, companies are becoming reliant on Shopify for more parts of their business|Anna Hensel|November 13, 2020|Digiday
“When a new app or internet service begins to generate buzz and subscribers — say Instagram or Whatsapp — it gets bought up by Facebook and Google,” Yost said.FTC Chair issues antitrust warning as Facebook awaits decision|Verne Kopytoff|November 12, 2020|Fortune
With one chemical activating the reward response and the other activating the fight-or-flight response, the telltale nicotine buzz is created.
In fact, she knew the correct answer 92 percent of the time she buzzed in during her 20-game streak.Jeopardy! Champion Julia Collins’s Brain Feels Like Mush|Sujay Kumar|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had buzzed around the wiki flower for a while, and then pollinated the free-encyclopedia flower.
Her book, for example, does not discuss her buzzed-about, scantily clad Maxim photo shoot from last year, and so neither do we.'Boy Meets World' Star Danielle Fishel Is OK with Being Topanga Forever|Kevin Fallon|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So when it was revealed he would instead be showing in New York, it quickly became one of the most buzzed-about shows of the week.Gareth Pugh's Fashion Show Lacked Fashion, But Not Passion|Justin Jones|September 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Black plastic sunglasses rest atop his buzzed hair, above a tanned face with sharp features.A Shooting on a Tribal Land Uncovers Feds Running Wild|Caitlin Dickson|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Such a "bee" as that was had never before buzzed on that mountain, even though this was by no means the first one known there.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
The flies buzzed in and out, and the window curtains moved gently in the breeze.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
The gardens of the Golden Shell buzzed with the clatter and hum of a thousand busy squires.
A dozen squires and grooms buzzed around the Spaniard, making to lift him from his horse.
In his eagerness to see everything that was happening, Buster buzzed very close to a good many people.The Tale of Buster Bumblebee|Arthur Scott Bailey
British Dictionary definitions for buzz
- a pleasant sensation, as from a drug such as cannabis
- a sense of excitement; kick
- to fly an aircraft very low over (an object)to buzz a ship
- to fly an aircraft very close to or across the path of (another aircraft), esp to warn or intimidate