Pronunciation: (buz), [key]
1. a low, vibrating, humming sound, as of bees, machinery, or people talking.
2. a rumor or report.
3. Informal.a phone call: When I find out, I'll give you a buzz.
4. Slang.
a. a feeling of intense enthusiasm, excitement, or exhilaration: I got a terrific buzz from those Pacific sunsets.
b. a feeling of slight intoxication.
5. have or get a buzz on, be slightly intoxicated: After a few beers they all had a buzz on.

1. to make a low, vibrating, humming sound.
2. to speak or murmur with such a sound.
3. to be filled with the sound of buzzing or whispering: The room buzzed.
4. to whisper; gossip: Everyone is buzzing about the scandal.
5. to move busily from place to place.
6. go; leave (usually fol. by off or along): I'll buzz along now. Tell him to buzz off and leave me alone.

1. to make a buzzing sound with: The fly buzzed its wings.
2. to tell or spread (a rumor, gossip, etc.) secretively.
3. to signal or summon with a buzzer: He buzzed his secretary.
4. make a phone call to.
5. Aeron.
a. to fly a plane very low over: to buzz a field.
b. to signal or greet (someone) by flying a plane low and slowing the motor spasmodically.


Pronunciation: (buz), [key]
n. Slang.
a man's very short haircut; crew cut.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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