humming

[ huhm-ing ]
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adjective
  1. making a droning sound; buzzing.

  2. very busy; briskly active: a humming office.

Origin of humming

1
First recorded in 1570–80; hum + -ing2

Other words from humming

  • hum·ming·ly, adverb

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