Synonyms of buzz in English:


See definition of buzz


1‘the buzz of the bees’


hum, humming, buzzing, murmur, drone, whir, whirring, fizz, fizzing, fuzz, hiss, singing, whisper

British informal zizz


literary bombination, bombilation, susurration, susurrus

rare sibilation

2‘there was an insistent buzz from her control panel’


audible warning, purr, purring, ring, ringing, note, tone, beep, bleep, meep, warble, signal, alarm, alert

3‘I'll give you a buzz’

See call

4‘the buzz is that he's gone’

See rumour

5‘I got a buzz out of seeing the kids' faces’


thrill, feeling of excitement, feeling of euphoria, stimulation, glow, tingle

informal delight, joy, pleasure, fun, enjoyment

informal titillation

informal kick

North American informal charge


1‘bees buzzed in the clover’


hum, drone, bumble, whir, fizz, fuzz, hiss, sing, murmur, whisper

British informal zizz

literary bombinate, bombilate, susurrate

rare sibilate

2‘the intercom on her desk buzzed’


purr, sound, reverberate, ring, beep, bleep, warble

3‘the director buzzed around checking camera angles’


bustle, scurry, scuttle, scramble, scamper, flutter, fuss

informal hurry, hasten, make haste, rush, race, dash, run, sprint, tear, shoot, charge, chase, career

British informal scutter

informal scoot, beetle, whizz, hare, zoom, zip

4‘the club is buzzing with excitement’


have an air of

be active, be lively, be busy, bustle, be bustling, hum, throb, vibrate, pulse, whirl