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Bang, an onomatopoeic word
 

Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘buzz’.

Buzz
Pronunciation:
\ˈbəz\
Function:
verb
Etymology:
Middle English bussen, of imitative origin
Date:
14th century
intransitive verb
1: to make a low continuous humming sound like that of a bee
2 a: , b: to be filled with a confused murmur <the room buzzed with excitement>
3: to make a signal with a buzzer
4: to go quickly :  <buzzed around town in a sports car>; also :  —usually used with off
5: to feel high especially from a drugtransitive verb
1: to utter covertly by or as if by whispering
2: to cause to buzz
3: to fly fast and close to <planes buzz the crowd>
4: to summon or signal with a buzzer; also : to let in through an electronically controlled entrance —used with in or through<buzzed him in>
5dialect English : to drink to the last drop <get some more port whilst I buzz this bottle — W. M. Thackeray>


buzz. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buzz
 
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