, n. 1. A continuous, humming noise, as of bees; a confused murmur, as of general conversation in low tones, or of a general expression of surprise or approbation. "The constant buzz of a fly." Macaulay.
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I found the whole room in a buzz of politics.
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There is a buzz all around regarding the sermon.
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2. A whisper; a report spread secretly or cautiously.
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There's a certain buzz
Of a stolen marriage.
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3. (Phonetics) The audible friction of voice consonants. H. Sweet.
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