abuzz

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adjective \ə-ˈbəz\

Definition of abuzz

  1. :  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 in a sentence

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

1859

First Known Use of abuzz

1859


ABUZZ Defined for English Language Learners

abuzz

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adjective \ə-ˈbəz\

Definition of abuzz for English Language Learners

  • : filled with excited talk about something


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