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abuzz

[uh-buhz] /əˈbʌz/
adjective
1.
2.
full of or alive with activity, talk, etc.:
The company was abuzz with rumors about the new owner.
Origin of abuzz
1855-1860
1855-60; a-1 + buzz1
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abuzz

/əˈbʌz/
adjective
1.
(postpositive) humming, as with conversation, activity, etc; buzzing
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adv.

1859, from a- (1) + buzz. First recorded in Dickens.

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