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  • IPA(key): /bʌzd/
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  • Rhymes: -ʌzd


buzzed (comparative more buzzed, superlative most buzzed)

  1. (slang) Slightly intoxicated.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:drunk
    • 2021, Megan Nolan, Acts of Desperation[1], Random House, →ISBN:
      But two bottles would alarm and confuse him, would lead to a conversation, so I smashed it merrily into a skip, buzzed and lit with the comforting foreknowledge of the second one on its way.
  2. (said of lips) Slightly parted so that they will make a buzzing sound when air (from the lungs) is forced out through them.
    • 2023 March 17, Wikipedia contributors, “Jug (instrument)”, in English Wikipedia[2], Wikimedia Foundation:
      The jug used as a musical instrument is an empty jug (usually made of glass or stoneware) played with buzzed lips to produce a trombone-like tone.



  1. simple past and past participle of buzz