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buzz
British English: /bʌz/
American English: /bəz/

Translation of buzz in German:

noun

  • 1
    (of insect) Summen Neutr.
    (of large insect) Brummen Neutr.
    (of smaller or agitated insect) Schwirren Neutr.
  • 2 (sound of buzzer)
    Summen Neutr.
    give one's secretary a buzz
    über den Summer seine Sekretärin rufen
  • 3 (of conversation, movement)
    Gemurmel Neutr.
  • 4 [informal] (telephone call)
    [Telefon]anruf Mask.
    give somebody a buzz
    jemanden anrufen
  • 5 [informal] (thrill)
    Nervenkitzel Mask. [informal]

intransitive verb

  • 3 (sound confusedly)the courtroom buzzed as …
    im Gerichtssaal erhob sich od. hörte man ein Raunen, als …
    buzz with excitement
    in heller Aufregung sein
    the rumour set the office buzzing
    das Gerücht versetzte das Büro in helle Aufregung
    my ears are buzzing
    mir sausen die Ohren

transitive verb

  • (Aviat)
    dicht vorbeifliegen an + Dat.
    dicht vorbeizischen an [informal] + Dat.

Phrasal verbs

buzz about

buzz around
intransitive verb
herumschwirren
herumsurren
[figurative] (Person)
herumsausen
herumschwirren
transitive verb buzz around something
um etwas [herum]schwirren
buzz around the room
im Zimmer herumschwirren od. umherschwirren

buzz off

intransitive verb [informal]
abhauen [slang]
abzischen [slang]

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