There are 3 translations of buzz in Spanish:

buzz1

Pronunciation: /bʌz/

n

  • 1 1.1 (of bee, wasp) zumbido (m)
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    • Then, from somewhere nearby, seemingly above the everyday sounds of the street, came the insect buzz of a tiny motor.
    • The only sounds were the crackling of the fire and the buzz of nocturnal insects waking up.
    • Dialogue had to be carefully picked out from among the buzz of insects and neighbours chatting.
    1.2 (of voices) rumor (m), murmullo (m) there was a buzz of excitement in the lecture hall hubo un murmullo de agitación en la sala de conferencias 1.3 (as signal) zumbido (m)
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    • Jem's words are cut off by the buzz of Olivia's telephone, and Olivia presses the speaker button.
    • The buzz of telephones and fax machines fills Lauren's head as she attempts to peruse an investment project put to her by Jake.
    • The buzz of an alarm clock sounded through the room.
  • 2 (phone call) [colloquial/familiar] to give sb a buzz darle* or pegarle* or (Méx) echarle un telefonazo a algn [familiar/colloquial], darle* un toque a algn (Esp) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • Give me a buzz tomorrow if you'd like and I can go over the details with you.
    • If you need help debugging it, you're more than welcome to give me a buzz tomorrow.
    • I might give her a buzz tomorrow to see what the deal is.
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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.
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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.
  • 3 (thrill) [colloquial/familiar] (from drugs) colocón (m) [argot/slang] (thrill) I get a real buzz out of surfing el surf me vuelve loco
  • 4 (rumor, news) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], rumor (m) the buzz is that … se rumorea que …, corre la voz de que …

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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 3 translations of buzz in Spanish:

buzz2

vi

  • 1.1 [bee/bluebottle] zumbar 1.2 [telephone/alarm clock] sonar* 1.3 (be animated) (usu in -ing form)to buzz with sth the town was buzzing with rumors la ciudad era un hervidero de rumores the Boston arts scene is really buzzing hay una actividad febril en el mundo artístico de Boston 1.4 (reverberate, reel) (usu in -ing form) my ears were buzzing me zumbaban los oídos my head was buzzing with all the figures I had to memorize la cabeza me daba vueltas con todos los números que me tenía que aprender

vt

  • 1 1.1 (call on intercom) llamar por el interfono 1.2 (call on phone) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], darle* or pegarle* or (Méx) echarle un telefonazo a [familiar/colloquial], darle* un toque a (Esp) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • Each C - 47 brought its human cargo over the heart of Paris and buzzed the Eiffel Tower.
    • A year earlier F16s had failed to intercept a Cessna light aircraft that deviated from course, and buzzed the White House.
    • I turned just in time to see a supersonic jet disappear again, after buzzing us from 200 feet.
  • 2 [aircraft] acercarse* a

Phrasal verbs

buzz about

buzz around
v + adv [person] trajinar 1.1v + o + adv (spread about) [rumor] hacer* correr, propagar*

buzz off

v + adv
[colloquial/familiar] (usu in imperative) largarse* [familiar/colloquial], picar* (RPl) [familiar/colloquial]

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m
offside …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 3 translations of buzz in Spanish:

buzz3

adj

  • (before n) de moda, en boga

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m
offside …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.