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buzz

buzz

 
 
pronunciation:
buhz
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a soft, low hum.
The buzz of bees filled the air.
synonyms:
drone, hum, murmur
similar words:
hiss, purr, whir
definition 2: (informal) a call on the telephone.
Give me a buzz next week.
synonyms:
call, ring
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: buzzed, buzzes, buzzing
definition 1: to make a soft, low humming sound.
synonyms:
drone, hum, murmur, whiz
similar words:
hiss, purr, ring, vibrate, whir, zoom
definition 2: to fly over very low in an aircraft.
The pilot buzzed the beach, frightening the swimmers.
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