American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Filled with or as if with a buzzing sound: a field abuzz with snowmobiles; a room abuzz with talk.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Buzzing; filled with buzzing sounds.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. colloq. In a buzz; buzzing.
- adj. noisy like the sound of a bee
- a- (“in such a manner”) + buzz (“to drone”) (Wiktionary)
“The blogosphere is kind of abuzz with the notion that this was a political hit on Eliot Spitzer.”
“And the whole electrical fraternity is kind of abuzz, because now Westinghouse is going to have what he ` s lacked in his fight with Edison, and that is the motor.”
“And I do not care despite the fact that, as I have read, "media outlets" covering this event were "abuzz" re: this very topic.”
“the NYTimes ran "abuzz"...at the onset a superb blogging spot that alas was ruined by the cut and paste.”
“abuzz" with rumors that NBC wants to dump its golden boy chief programmer Wherein E!”
“Within minutes of the Giants' defeat, Twitter was abuzz with sarcastic thank you notes for Big Blue.”
“For nearly two years, the country's gilded salons have been abuzz with chatter that the "end of the Berlusconi era" is nigh.”
“Titarpur is one of New Delhi's largest effigy markets, and it is now abuzz with artisans preparing Ravana demon king figures for Dussehra Festival.”
“All this has bond markets and bankers abuzz, though they're easily excited.”
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