Definition of buzzy in English:



  • (especially of a place or atmosphere) lively and exciting.

    ‘a buzzy bar with live music’
    • ‘The city centre felt quite buzzy actually, and I must confess it was exciting to see loads of games officials, limos carting VIPs and new faces wandering around looking curious.’
    • ‘Quebec can be easily combined with cool, cosmopolitan Montreal, which has a buzzy cafe culture, good late-night bars and a strong jazz and rock scene.’
    • ‘Went to Dakota twice, once on a Saturday when it was packed to the rafters - really lively with a buzzy atmosphere, but be prepared to queue at the bar.’
    • ‘They are looking for what's actually real and true rather than what's hot and buzzy right now.’
    • ‘On a Friday evening, it was warm, busy and buzzy and perhaps that's why the staff looked harassed.’
    • ‘Close to the university, this buzzy venue has two bars and over 50 different types of bottled beer.’
    • ‘The bar area was buzzy and the wait passed in comfort with good music and drinks.’
    • ‘At its no-frills Chelsea galleries, a far younger crowd milled around and chatted their way through a buzzy, successful sale that had Simon fast-talking - or should I say shouting?’
    • ‘I like dealing with buzzy, creative people, so intellectual property was the obvious thing.’
    • ‘Slip off your shoes when you get home, fling open the windows, pour an aperitif and cook something that makes you feel as if you are in a buzzy tapas bar, on the deck of a yacht or on the terrace of a French café.’
    • ‘If the capital proves to be too much to take in at first, a sojourn in this small, buzzy town might be just the thing.’
    • ‘This weekend was the Literature Festival that I mentioned earlier which seemed to be a buzzy affair.’
    • ‘The physics of the venue make for an intimate and busy, buzzy atmosphere and, let's face it, a rather cramped stage.’
    • ‘Instead, mobile phone ads have focussed on the sexiness of the digital hardware and the buzzy lifestyles that supposedly come with it.’
    • ‘It's hard to beat Brighton's buzzy mix of arts, shopping, nightlife and old-fashioned fun and games.’
    • ‘More fun than a hat fitting, this place is a buzzy cafe with just four tables and a line of students queuing for a bargain lunch.’
    • ‘You could imagine that she only exists within the most glittering, buzzy and opulent of surroundings.’
    • ‘As for the door policy - it's no different from many buzzy bars the world over.’
    • ‘Over the course of the past 10 months or so, since the Hotel first opened its doors, it has become the spiritual home of buzzy, arty, decadent types - hotel residents and their guests, essentially.’
    • ‘New York was buzzy with parties.’
    tense, charged, electrifying
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