Synonyms of buzz in English:

buzz


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See UK English definition of buzz

See Spanish definition of zumbido

noun

1‘the buzz of the bees’

SYNONYMS
hum, humming, buzzing, murmur, drone, whir, whirring, fizz, fizzing, fuzz, hiss, singing, whisper
British informal zizz
Medicine tinnitus
literary bombination, bombilation, susurration, susurrus
rare sibilation

2‘there was an insistent buzz from her control panel’

SYNONYMS
audible warning, purr, purring, ring, ringing, note, tone, beep, bleep, meep, warble, signal, alarm, alert

3‘I'll give you a buzz’

SYNONYMS
call, phone call, telephone call
British ring
British informal bell, tinkle

4‘the buzz is that he's gone’

SYNONYMS
rumour, gossip, story, word, report, whisper, speculation, insinuation, suggestion, hint
on dit
West Indian shu-shu
British informal goss
North American informal scuttlebutt
US informal tea
Australian, New Zealand informal furphy
South African informal skinder

5‘I got a buzz out of seeing the kids' faces’

SYNONYMS
thrill, feeling of excitement, feeling of euphoria, stimulation, glow, tingle
delight, joy, pleasure, fun, enjoyment
titillation
informal kick
North American informal charge

verb

1‘bees buzzed in the clover’

SYNONYMS
hum, drone, bumble, whir, fizz, fuzz, hiss, sing, murmur, whisper
British informal zizz
literary bombinate, bombilate, susurrate
rare sibilate

2‘the intercom on her desk buzzed’

SYNONYMS
purr, sound, reverberate, ring, beep, bleep, warble

3‘the director buzzed around checking camera angles’

SYNONYMS
bustle, scurry, scuttle, scramble, scamper, flutter, fuss
hurry, hasten, make haste, rush, race, dash, run, sprint, tear, shoot, charge, chase, career
British scutter
informal scoot, beetle, whizz, hare, zoom, zip

4‘the club is buzzing with excitement’

SYNONYMS
have an air of
be active, be lively, be busy, bustle, be bustling, hum, throb, vibrate, pulse, whirl