buzz phrase
noun see buzzword

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  • buzz phrase — see ↑buzz word below. • • • Main Entry: ↑buzz buzz word or buzzˈword, buzz phrase or buzz term noun (informal) A fashionable new term in the jargon of a particular subject, science, etc, its use by other individuals or groups conveying the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • buzz-phrase — noun A phrase drawn from or imitative of technical jargon, and often rendered meaningless and fashionable through abuse by non technical persons in a seeming show of familiarity with the subject. See Also: buzzword …   Wiktionary

  • buzz word — or buzzˈword, buzz phrase or buzz term noun (informal) A fashionable new term in the jargon of a particular subject, science, etc, its use by other individuals or groups conveying the impression of specialized knowledge and of being very up to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • buzz term — buzz word or buzzˈword, buzz phrase or buzz term noun (informal) A fashionable new term in the jargon of a particular subject, science, etc, its use by other individuals or groups conveying the impression of specialized knowledge and of being… …   Useful english dictionary

  • phrase — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ colloquial, idiomatic ▪ key ▪ ‘Start slowly’ is the key phrase for the first time marathon runner. ▪ common, familiar …   Collocations dictionary

  • buzz — [[t]bʌ̱z[/t]] buzzes, buzzing, buzzed 1) VERB If something buzzes or buzzes somewhere, it makes a long continuous sound, like the noise a bee makes when it is flying. The intercom buzzed and he pressed down the appropriate switch... [V prep/adv]… …   English dictionary

  • Buzz Lightyear — Toy Story character First appearance Toy Story (1995) …   Wikipedia

  • Buzz Kilman — Infobox Radio Presenter name = Buzz Kilman alias = imagesize = 250px caption = birthname = birthdate = birth date and age|1944|8|19 birthplace = Detroit, Michigan deathdate = deathplace = show = The Steve Dahl Show station = WJMK, Chicago,… …   Wikipedia

  • buzz — /bʌz / (say buz) noun 1. a low, vibrating, humming sound, as of bees. 2. Colloquial a telephone call. 3. Colloquial a. a feeling of exhilaration or pleasure, especially as induced by drugs. b. a similar experience of pleasure, delight, etc.: I… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Phrase fétiche — Une phrase fétiche (ou phrase culte dans le langage médiatique) est une phrase ou expression reconnue par son énonciation répétée. Ces types de phrases sont souvent originaire de la culture populaire et dans les arts, et s étend typiquement à… …   Wikipédia en Français

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