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buzz

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of buzz

  1. 1 a communication by telephone <give me a buzz when you decide> Synonyms call, ringRelated Words callback, cold call, conference call, message, toll call, voice mail

  2. 2 a monotonous sound like that of an insect in motion <the motor made a soft buzz> Synonyms burr, hum, chirr, churr, drone, purr, thrum, whir (also whirr), whiz (or whizz), zoomRelated Words babble, coo, gasp, gurgle, hiss, moan, murmur, rustle, sigh, suspiration, susurration, susurrus, whisper; whish, zing, zipNear Antonyms bawl, howl, roar, scream, screech, shriek, squall, squeal, yelp, yell

  3. 3 information or opinion that is widely disseminated without any authority or confirmation of accuracy <the buzz is that this would-be blockbuster will be the bomb of the summer> Synonyms rumor, dish, gossip, hearsay, noise, report, scuttlebutt, talk, tattle, wordRelated Words tale, whisper, whispering; hint, intimation, rumbling; disinformation, propaganda; urban legend (also urban myth); dirt, scandal

  4. 4 a practice or interest that is very popular for a short time <longer hairstyles are the buzz this season> Synonyms fad, chic, craze, dernier cri, enthusiasm, fashion, flavor, go, hot ticket, last word, latest, mode, rage, sensation, style, ton, trend, vogueRelated Words nine days' wonder (also nine day wonder); new wave; crush, infatuation; fervor, passion; furor, fuss, hullabaloo, to-do, uproar; bandwagon, crusade, cult, movement; novelty, wrinkle; caprice, fancy, whimNear Antonyms classic, standard




buzz

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of buzz

  1. 1 to be copiously supplied <for months the area has been buzzing with rumors that a megacorporation plans to locate its headquarters here> Synonyms brim, bristle, bulge, burst, bustle, abound, crawl, hum, overflow, pullulate, swarm, teemNear Antonyms lack, need, want

  2. 2 to proceed or move quickly <we've been buzzing around all morning getting ready for the meeting with the VIPs from the head office> Synonyms barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, hurry, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomRelated Words beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms crawl, creep, poke

  3. 3 to fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound <the little plane buzzed past the crowd> Synonyms bumble, burr, whirr, drone, hum, whish, whiz (or whizz), zip, zoomRelated Words chirr, churr; thrum; fizz, hiss, murmur, purr, rustle, sigh, sizzle, swish, whisper; coo, curr; wheeze, whistle, whoosh




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