|Origin:||From the sound|
to make a continuous sound, like the sound of a bee:
make a sound[intransitive]
a loud buzzing noise
moving around[intransitive always + adverb/preposition]
to move around in the air making a continuous sound like a bee:
Bees were buzzing around the picnic tables.
to move quickly around a place
Pamela buzzed around checking that everything was ready.
There were all sorts of rumours buzzing through the office.
if a group of people or a place is buzzing, there is a lot of activity or excitement
call[intransitive and transitive]
to call someone by pressing a buzzer:
Kramer buzzed at the security door, and I let him in.
Tina buzzed for her secretary.
if your head or mind is buzzing with thoughts, ideas etc, you cannot stop thinking about them
My mind was buzzing with new ideas.
Questions started buzzing round in my head.
if your ears or head are buzzing, you can hear a continuous low unpleasant sound
to fly an aircraft low and fast over buildings, people etc:
Military jets buzzed the city.
buzz offphrasal verb
used to tell someone in a rude way to go away
2 British English
to go away:
I've finished everything, so I'll buzz off now.