verbdialect, rare US, Midlands English
no object To make a humming, buzzing, or droning sound; to move with, or as if with, such a sound; to move quickly. Also occasionally with object: to cause to move with such a sound; to propel quickly.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Notes and Queries. Imitative.
exclamationhistorical, rare US
Representing a buzzing, humming, or droning sound.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Once a Week: an illustrated miscellany of literature, art, science, and popular information. Imitative.