Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: buzzing
IPA transcription: [b'ʌzɪŋ]
Pronunciations of buzzing
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: abuzz, buzzing
    Meaning: noisy like the sound of a bee; "the room was abuzz over the latest scandal"
Usage examples
  • He became conscious of a buzzing, murmuring sound.
  • If you wait till lots of fellows are buzzing around her you won't have a chance.
  • For a brief space, she thought, she had been like a torpid fly brought back to gay buzzing by the lighting of a fire in a wintry room.
  • And they tried to rag me in the smoking-room about not being able to hit a bird at five yards, a sort of bovine ragging that suggested cows buzzing round a gadfly and thinking they were teasing it.
  • The people were in an excited mood, but, like a swarm of frightened bees, seemed not to know at what point to concentrate; and it was very evident that if leaders of the people were not provided all this agitation would pass off in idle buzzing.
  • Often he fell asleep in the middle of the most interesting part, and then Betty read on to herself, with nothing to break the stillness around her but the buzzing of the wasps, as they darted angrily in and out of the open window above her head.
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