Definición de buzz en inglés:

buzz

Saltos de línea: buzz

sustantivo

  • 2An atmosphere of excitement and activity: there is a real buzz about the place
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    • With temperatures of up to 25 degrees the whole city is a buzz of activity and there is a real carnival atmosphere everywhere.
    • In both venues the arrival of the bunny and other ‘characters’ created a real buzz of excitement.
    • The town is staging its annual bugs festival and there is a real buzz of excitement in the community.
  • 2.1 informal A feeling of excitement or euphoria; a thrill: I got such a buzz out of seeing the kids' faces
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    • We go on funfair rides, drive fast cars, ride motorbikes, climb highest summits, take part in dangerous sports - all basically for a thrill, a buzz.
    • I get a great buzz and a great thrill every time he rides for me.
    • But shark-feeding dives - where divers get bumped by huge Caribbean reef sharks - are the ultimate buzz for thrill-seekers.
    Sinónimos
    thrill, feeling of excitement, feeling of euphoria, stimulation, glow, tingle; delight, joy, pleasure, fun, enjoyment; titillation
    informal kick
    North American informal charge
  • 2.2 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 album [mass noun]: the film has already generated a lot of buzz in the industry
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    • Expertly paced trailers released over the past few months revealed nothing, and unannounced screenings in select cities created more buzz.
    • It's quite possible the song has been strategically released online to generate buzz, but does it really matter?
    • It wasn't exactly the most exciting accidental product leak, so its outing didn't generate much buzz.
  • 3 informal A rumour: there’s a strong buzz that he’s in Scotland
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    • But the recent buzz has primarily been about her new relationship with her costar.
    • And you know - you know the buzz about broadcast news, that it's on the decline.
    • The good news is that the buzz has been positive.

verbo

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  • 1Make a low, continuous humming sound: mosquitoes were buzzing all around us
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    • I was awakened at about 12: 30 AM by the annoying sound of a mosquito buzzing around my head.
    • A million and one different sounds buzzed around them.
    • Suddenly, a loud whirring sound buzzed by his left window.
    Sinónimos
    hum, drone, bumble, whir, fizz, fuzz, hiss, sing, murmur, whisper
    British informal zizz
    literary bombinate, bombilate, susurrate
    rare sibilate
  • 1.1 (often as noun buzzing) (Of the ears) be filled with a humming sound: I remember a buzzing in my ears
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    • With my left ear painlessly buzzing in its temporary deafness and the roof of my mouth lightly seared and tasting like steak, I retired for the evening.
    • The guy who wanted to sue because his ears were buzzing after a rock concert is a ridiculous example, but it shows the way people are thinking.
    • After a long day, and with our ears buzzing, we were all starving.
  • 1.2Signal to someone with a buzzer: the intercom buzzed loudly [with object]: he buzzed the stewardesses every five minutes
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    • Throughout the day Jason wrestles with his essay but rarely manages to tackle it for any length of time before the intercom buzzes again.
    • Driving past a guard booth or getting buzzed up via intercom - what's the difference?
    • As soon as she starts to relax, the intercom buzzes on her desk and she presses the ‘receive’ button with a polished fingernail.
    Sinónimos
    purr, sound, reverberate, ring, beep, bleep, warble
  • 1.3 [with object] informal Telephone (someone): he buzzed me on the car phone
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    • He knocks on my door, he comes down, he buzzes me on the phone, ‘Is there anything I can do to help?’
    • He must also contend with a house phone on which the chef buzzes him with a Wagnerian ring, as insistent as the Doomsday trumps.
    • They know they can buzz us if they want assistance.
  • 3 (usually be buzzing with) Be full of excitement or activity: Westminster is buzzing with anticipation within an hour, every department was buzzing with the news
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    • In five years time the laneways could be buzzing with activity.
    • By mid-morning, the trimmed green field in front of the fenced-in prison should be buzzing with activity.
    • There were tractors ploughing the soil, many of the shrubs had been uprooted and it was buzzing with activity.
    Sinónimos
    have an air of; be active, be lively, be busy, bustle, be bustling, hum, throb, vibrate, pulse, whirl
  • 3.1(Of a person) be euphoric or very stimulated: twenty-four hours later Marcus was still buzzing
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    • The Bradford fighter is buzzing as he counts down the hours to the fight that will make or break his bid to crack boxing's elite.
    • This time last year I was buzzing, and I'm not now.
    • I emerge buzzing from the Champagne three hours later.
  • 4 [with object] British informal Throw (something) hard.
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    • The goal stemmed from the acuity of Cameron who buzzed a pass to Tomaschek whose cut-back found McSwegan.
    • For example when it comes to arm strength, he can buzz the ball all over the field.

Verbos con partícula

buzz off

[often in imperative] informal Go away.
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  • These features include the ability to zero in and land precisely on a potato chip and then flap their wings to buzz off with blazing speed.
  • Foreign observers were first of all to be banned, but the tiny number that eventually made it could only descend on the polling booth for a nano-second before buzzing off.
  • Belatedly, Charlotte came up with an offer of a new building, but with one, ultimately fruitless, stipulation - that the twosome buzzed off in favour of new owners.

Origen

late Middle English: imitative.

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