Buzzed
Buzz Buzz (b[u^]z), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Buzzed} (b[u^]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Buzzing}.] [An onomatop[oe]ia.] To make a low, continuous, humming or sibilant sound, like that made by bees with their wings. Hence: To utter a murmuring sound; to speak with a low, humming voice. [1913 Webster]

Like a wasp is buzzed, and stung him. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

However these disturbers of our peace Buzz in the people's ears. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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