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  • n. Plural form of buzzer.


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  • Inveterate "buzzers" -- those who had been called out two or three times -- had not only to face the school with props in their mouths but to mount and stand on top of the master's desk.

    A Busy Year at the Old Squire's

  • It wasn't painful, but it was an odd, unexpected feeling -- perhaps you've come across the "buzzers" that novelty stores sell which, concealed in the palm, give a sudden, surprising tingle when the owner shakes hands with an unsuspecting friend.

    The Day of the Boomer Dukes

  • And then, picture the bustle at the different headquarters, the stir amongst the signalers, the frantic pipings of the telephone "buzzers," the sharp calls.

    Action Front

  • I’d like one of those Doc Searls’ bad word buzzers too.

    Dell calling « BuzzMachine

  • I suppose the same could be said of Talent as the judges pound their buzzers, but that's just a variation on the old Gong Show.

    Matt's TV Week in Review

  • Fingers on buzzers, here's your starter for 10: which well known BBC presenter tried out for University Challenge as a Cambridge University student, but failed to get into the team?

    Jeremy Paxman failed to get into University Challenge team

  • My mother gave my brothers a pretty utilitarian haircut, which involved one of thus buzzers and something shorter than a crew-cut, which is usually long enough on top to stand up like astroturf for an inch.

    Hair Fashion: Brent & the Peaky « Colleen Anderson

  • I agree with the someone who mentioned that there will be a category between the buzzers and the reviewers (and by "reviewers," I mean someone willing to pan an actual book, not just its marketing) and that will be the "recommenders."

    Publishers and bloggers

  • In "Gerry Connolly's First TV Ad," you can't ignore five buzzers that blare when the truth-o-meter decides Connolly's pants are on fire.

    Connolly and Fimian: The art of ads hominem

  • But mostly, he was way too uncoordinated: He fell off the stage in what seemed like a planned bit that nonetheless had the judges clutching their pearls and banging on their buzzers which basically amount to personal-sized gongs.

    America's Got Talent's Got Baby Rappers


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