- 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.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- 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.
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Idioms for buzz
Origin of buzz1
OTHER WORDS FROM buzzbuzz·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for buzz (2 of 2)
Origin of buzz2
Example sentences from the Web for buzz
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