abuzz


abuzz

adjective \ə-ˈbəz\

: filled with excited talk about something

Full Definition of ABUZZ

:  filled or resounding with or as if with a buzzing sound <a lake abuzz with outboards>; especially :  filled with talk or excitement <an office abuzz with rumors> <a town abuzz with anticipation of the big game>

Examples of ABUZZ

  1. <the classroom was abuzz with preparations for that evening's open house for the parents>

First Known Use of ABUZZ

1859

Rhymes with ABUZZ

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