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

Translation of buzz in German:


  • 1
    (of insect) Summen, das
    (of large insect) Brummen, das
    (of smaller or agitated insect) Schwirren, das
  • 2
    (sound of buzzer) Summen, das
    give one's secretary a buzz
    über den Summer seine Sekretärin rufen
  • 4 [colloquial]
    (telephone call) [Telefon]anruf, der
    give somebody a buzz
    jemanden anrufen
  • 5 [colloquial]
    (thrill) Nervenkitzel, der [colloquial]

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 od. [colloquial] vorbeizischen an + Dat.

Phrasal verbs

buzz about

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

buzz off

intransitive verb [colloquial]
abhauen [slang]
abzischen [slang]

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