abuzz


abuzz
[əʼbʌz] adj
pred
1) (buzzing)
the city is \abuzz in der Stadt ist ordentlich was los (fam)
2) (full of)
to be \abuzz with excitement over sth in heller Aufregung über etw akk sein

English-German students dictionary . 2013.

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  • Abuzz — A*buzz , a. [Pref. a + buzz.] In a buzz; buzzing. [Colloq.] Dickens. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abuzz — (adv.) 1859, from A (Cf. a ) (1) + BUZZ (Cf. buzz). First recorded in Dickens …   Etymology dictionary

  • abuzz — [ə buz′] adj. 1. filled with buzzing 2. full of activity, talk, etc …   English World dictionary

  • abuzz — adjective Date: 1859 filled or resounding with or as if with a buzzing sound < a lake abuzz with outboards >; especially filled with talk or excitement < an office abuzz with rumors > < a town abuzz with anticipation of the big game > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abuzz — a|buzz [ ə bʌz ] adjective filled with excitement, activity, or noise: abuzz with: The whole school was absolutely abuzz with rumors …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • abuzz — [[t]əbʌ̱z[/t]] ADJ: v link ADJ, usu ADJ with n If someone says that a place is abuzz with rumours or plans, they mean that everyone there is excited about them. [JOURNALISM] Washington has been abuzz with stories about disarray inside the White… …   English dictionary

  • abuzz — /euh buz /, adj. 1. buzzing. 2. full of or alive with activity, talk, etc.: The company was abuzz with rumors about the new owner. [1855 60; A 1 + BUZZ1] * * * …   Universalium

  • abuzz — a•buzz [[t]əˈbʌz[/t]] adj. 1) buzzing 2) full of or alive with activity or talk: The company was abuzz with rumors[/ex] • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • abuzz — adjective /əˈbʌz/ a) In a buzz; buzzing b) Characterized by excessive gossip or activity …   Wiktionary

  • abuzz — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. buzzing, chattering, babbling, busy, jumping, hopping, active, animated, spirited, astir, kinetic, restless, bustling. ANT.: silent, lifeless …   English dictionary for students

  • abuzz — É™bÊŒz adj. producing a buzzing sound; lively, full of activity …   English contemporary dictionary


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