1. a sibilant humming sound, like a bee (also: bzzz, hum) 2. the sound of a buzzer 3. a confusion of activity and gossip, chatter, talk. Also used as a verb "the bees were buzzing", "he buzzed a servant"
An onomatopoeia is a word that imitates sound. "Onomatopoeic" is often synonymous to "echoic" or "imitative". The plural form is "onomatopoeias" but it can also be used as an uncountable noun. So kaboom and buzz are onomatopoeias, but ...read more »