Definition of Abuzz

1. Adjective. Noisy like the sound of a bee. "The room was abuzz over the latest scandal"

Exact synonyms: Buzzing
Similar to: Noisy



Definition of Abuzz

1. a. In a buzz; buzzing.

Definition of Abuzz

1. Adjective. In a buzz; buzzing ¹

2. Adjective. (context: postpositive) Characterized by excessive gossip or activity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abuzz

1. buzzing [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abuzz

abut on
abutilon
abutilons
abutment
abutment arch
abutments
abuts
abuy
abuzz (current term)
abvolate
abvolated
abvolates
abvolating
abvolt
abvolts
abwatt
abwatts
aby
abydocomist
abydocomists
abye
abyed
abyeing

Literary usage of Abuzz

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1. Taalstudie (1884)
"Let them stand here, however beggarly a show they may make, abuzz: The court was all astir and abuzz (Dickens, Two Cities II, 194, T). ..."

2. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1906)
"In less than twenty-four hours London was abuzz! I hadn't anything to do, day after day, but sit at home, and say to all comers: " Yes; I told him to refer ..."

3. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"The town was abuzz with excitement for an hour, when the news became stale. After all, stage hold-ups were not infrequent in that country, and Donna paid no ..."

4. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"It was coming up on the cusp of July and August, and he remembered boyhood summers on the mountain's slopes abuzz with blackflies and syrupy heat. ..."

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