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

Translation of buzz in Italian:


  • 4 [informal] (thrill)I get a buzz from it o it gives me a buzz (from alcohol)
    mi dà un senso di ebbrezza
    (atmosphere) a party with a real buzz
    una festa davvero eccitante
    I get a buzz out of doing
    mi eccita da morire fare
  • 5 [informal] (rumour, news)the buzz is that…
    si dice o corre voce che…
    what's the buzz?
    che si dice in giro?

transitive verb

  • 1 (call)to buzz somebody
    chiamare qualcuno con un segnale acustico o con un cicalino
  • 2
    sorvolare a bassa quota, sfiorare (crowd, building)
    sfiorare (other plane)

intransitive verb

  • (insect)
    buzz if you know the answer
    suonate se sapete la risposta
    her head buzzed with thoughts
    i pensieri le ronzavano o frullavano in testa
    the house was buzzing with activity
    la casa brulicava di gente indaffarata
    the town buzzed with rumours
    in città tutti chiacchieravano

transitive verb

  • scolarsi (bottle)

Phrasal verbs

buzz off

togliersi dai piedi, filare (via)
buzz off!
fila (via)! togliti dai piedi!

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