buzzier; buzziest
1
: making a buzz
a buzzy sound
… the buzzy song of a golden-winged warbler …Wayne Petersen
2
informal : characterized by a buzz of activity
The feel on the street is a buzzy mix of city purposefulness and communal ease …Andrew McCarthy
3
informal : causing or characterized by a lot of speculative or excited talk or attention : generating buzz (see buzz entry 2 sense 2e)
The term foodie was coined in the early 1980s, at about the same time Wolfgang Puck began serving gourmet pizzas at his buzzy Spago restaurant in Los Angeles.Lisa Abend
Sesame Street now leaks spoofs of buzzy shows like Mad Men and True Blood online before they air …Tanner Stransky

Examples of buzzy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Last night, in Bridgehampton, New York, Michael Rubin (the CEO of Fanatics) and his partner Camille Fishel hosted what has fast become one of the Hamptons’ most buzzy events: the annual White Party. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, 5 July 2024 On Monday, Variety exclusively revealed that both Hubbard and Radke are returning to the series for Season 9, which had a buzzy Season 8 on the heels of their breakup. Jay Stahl, USA TODAY, 5 July 2024 Other buzzy new arrivals include Cured: Fish Bar, The Black Cat bistro and as of July 13, Free Range Flower Winery’s new tasting room. John Metcalfe, The Mercury News, 5 July 2024 While some Boots stores – in London and other big city centers – are glossy, buzzy and brimming with products, others are understaffed, disorganized and often lacking in stock. Samantha Conti, WWD, 1 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for buzzy 

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Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of buzzy was in 1842

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“Buzzy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buzzy. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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