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To utter or tell (gossip, rumors, etc.) in a buzzing manner
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  1. To utter or tell (gossip, rumors, etc.) in a buzzing manner
  2. To move with a buzzing sound
  3. (By extension) To utter a murmuring sound; to speak with a low, humming voice.
To live in idleness; loaf
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  1. To live in idleness; loaf
  2. To talk on and on in a dull, monotonous way
  3. A male bee, especially a honeybee whose only function is to fertilize the queen. Drones have no stingers, do no work, and do not produce honey.
To make a low, continuous, indistinct sound or succession of sounds.
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  1. To make a low, continuous, indistinct sound or succession of sounds.
  2. To say in a murmur
  3. To say in a low indistinct voice; utter indistinctly:
To sing softly or in a humming way:
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  1. To sing softly or in a humming way:
  2. To sing popular songs in a soft, sentimental manner.
  3. To hum or sing softly.
To talk quietly or furtively, as in gossiping, maligning, or plotting
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  1. To talk quietly or furtively, as in gossiping, maligning, or plotting
  2. To tell (something) to (someone) privately or as a secret
  3. (Intransitive) To speak softly, or under the breath, so as to be heard only by one near at hand; to utter words without sonant breath; to talk without that vibration in the larynx which gives sonorous, or vocal, sound.
To move while making such a sound:
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  1. To move while making such a sound:
  2. To move with a zooming sound
  3. To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
To complain about; bewail
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  1. To complain about; bewail
  2. To say with a moan
  3. To bewail or bemoan:
To make a buzzing sound
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  1. To make a buzzing sound
  2. To buzz; hum.
To cover or trim with thrums; fringe.
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  1. To cover or trim with thrums; fringe.
  2. To tell in a monotonous, tiresome way
  3. To speak, repeat, or recite in a monotonous tone of voice; drone.
(Slang) To depress, dishearten, or dismay. Often used with out.
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  1. (Slang) To depress, dishearten, or dismay. Often used with out.
  2. To live as a bum or vagrant
  3. To pass time idly; loaf. Often used with around.
To cause to make or move with such a sound:
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  1. To cause to make or move with such a sound:
  2. To produce a vibrating or buzzing sound or move while making such a sound:
  3. To fly, revolve, vibrate, or otherwise move quickly with a whizzing or buzzing sound
To give off (light or sound) by vibration
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  1. To give off (light or sound) by vibration
  2. To produce (sound) by vibration.
  3. To move back and forth or to and fro, especially rhythmically and rapidly:
To express by a soft vibrant sound.
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  1. To express by a soft vibrant sound.
  2. To say (something) in a throaty, seductive manner.
  3. To speak in a low voice suggestive of contentment, sexual desire, etc.
To move, act, or proceed clumsily.
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  1. To move, act, or proceed clumsily.
  2. To bungle; botch:
  3. To say (something) in a faltering manner.
To form a rough edge on
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  1. To form a rough edge on
  2. To speak with a burr.
  3. To pronounce with a burr.
To be filled with noisy activity or talk
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  1. To be filled with noisy activity or talk
  2. To move quickly and busily; bustle.
  3. To move with a buzzing sound
To pass or act in a monotonous way.
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  1. To pass or act in a monotonous way.
  2. To live in idleness; loaf
  3. A male bee, especially a honeybee whose only function is to fertilize the queen. Drones have no stingers, do no work, and do not produce honey.
To cause to make or move with such a sound:
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  1. To cause to make or move with such a sound:
  2. To produce a vibrating or buzzing sound or move while making such a sound:
  3. To fly, revolve, vibrate, or otherwise move quickly with a whizzing or buzzing sound
To make the buzzing or hissing sound of something moving swiftly through the air
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  1. To make the buzzing or hissing sound of something moving swiftly through the air
  2. To move swiftly with or as with a buzzing or hissing sound
  3. To move or do something quickly:
  1. A confusion, jumble.
  2. A humming or droning sound; a buzz.
A trilling of the letter r, usually made with the tip of the tongue and characteristic of Scottish speech.
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  1. A trilling of the letter r, usually made with the tip of the tongue and characteristic of Scottish speech.
  2. A bur; a seed pod with sharp features that stick in fur or clothing.
  3. A rough edge or area remaining on material, such as metal, after it has been cast, cut, or drilled.
Talk and comment, attention or excitement, etc. about a phenomenon, person, activity, etc.
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  1. Talk and comment, attention or excitement, etc. about a phenomenon, person, activity, etc.
  2. (Informal, preceded by the) Major topic of conversation; widespread rumor; information spread behind the scenes.
  3. (Informal) A rush or feeling of energy or excitement; a feeling of slight intoxication.
A continuous and monotonous humming or buzzing sound
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  1. A continuous and monotonous humming or buzzing sound
  2. An idle person who lives off others; a loafer.
  3. A male bee, especially a honeybee, that is characteristically stingless, performs no work, and produces no honey. Its only function is to mate with the queen bee.
Alternative spelling of whirr.
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  1. Alternative spelling of whirr.
  2. A sound like this, as that made by a bird's wings or a propeller
  3. A sound of buzzing or vibration:
(Informal) A person considered exceptionally gifted or skilled:
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  1. (Informal) A person considered exceptionally gifted or skilled:
  2. A whizzing sound or movement
  3. (--- Informal) A person who is very quick, adroit, or skilled at something; expert
Find another word for hum. In this page you can discover 34 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hum, like: buzz, drone, murmur, sing low, hum a tune, croon, sing in an undertone, whisper, sing without articulation, zoom and moan.