a low, continuous humming or murmuring sound, made by or similar to that made by an insect:the buzz of the beesa buzz of conversation
the sound of a buzzer or telephone.
informal a telephone call:I’ll give you a buzz
informal a rumor:the buzz is that he’s in big trouble
an atmosphere of excitement and activity:there is a real buzz about the place
informal a feeling of excitement or euphoria:I got such a buzz out of seeing the kids' faces
informal a general sense of excitement about or interest in someone or something, as reflected in or generated by media coverage or word of mouth:they created a huge buzz with their latest albumthe film has already generated a lot of buzz in the industry
1make a humming sound:mosquitoes were buzzing all around us
(often as noun buzzing) (of the ears) be filled with a humming sound:I remember a buzzing in my ears
signal with a buzzer:the electric bell began to buzz for closing time [with object]:he buzzed the stewardesses every five minutes
[with object] informal make a telephone call to (someone).
2 [with adverbial of direction] move quickly or busily:she buzzed along the highway back into town
[with object] Aeronautics, informal fly very close to (another aircraft, the ground, etc.) at a high speed.
3(of a place) have an air of excitement or purposeful activity:the club is buzzing with excitement
(of a person’s mind or head) be filled with excited or confused thoughts:her mind was buzzing with ideas