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English word buzz comes from late Middle English buzz (which is onomatopoeic, i.e. imitative of the buzzing sound).

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Buzz detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
buzz English (eng) Buzzing sound
buzz English (eng) (aviation) To fly at high speed and at a very low altitude over a specified area, as to make a surprise pass.. (by extension) To utter a murmuring sound; to speak with a low, humming voice.. (chiefly, of an insect) To fly while making such a sound.. (colloquial) To show a high level of activity and haste (alluding to the common simile "busy as a bee"). Often in the colloquial imperative [...]

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