Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An electric signaling device, such as a doorbell, that makes a buzzing sound.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pickpocket.
  • noun One who buzzes; a whisperer; one who is busy in telling tales secretly.
  • noun A call or alarm making a low buzzing sound, used when it is desirable to avoid loud noise.
  • noun A polishing-wheel used in cutlery-work.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, buzzes; a whisperer; a talebearer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An insect that buzzes.
  • noun A device that makes a buzzing sound.
  • noun US slang A police badge.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a signaling device that makes a buzzing sound
  • noun a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed

Etymologies

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From buzz +‎ -er.

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