Buzz and Hum

Buzz

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Buzz noun – A monotonous sound like that of an insect in motion.
Usage example: the motor made a soft buzz

Hum is a synonym for buzz in noise topic. In some cases you can use "Hum" instead the word "Buzz" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like sound, murmur, hiss, make buzzing sound. popular alternative
Nearby Words: buzzed, buzzing, buzzer
Synonyms for Buzz

Hum

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Hum noun – A monotonous sound like that of an insect in motion.
Usage example: we heard the hum of an outboard motor and a few minutes later the small craft came into sight

Buzz is a synonym for hum in noise topic. You can use "Buzz" instead the word "Hum" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as be busy, sound, murmur, hiss. popular alternative
Synonyms for Hum

How words are described

high high buzz high hum
low low buzz low hum
loud loud buzz loud hum
quiet quiet buzz quiet hum
Other adjectives: audible, strange, creepy, droning, electrical, electronic.

Both words in one sentence

  • If you're lucky, the ring/buzz/hum/echo in your ears won't be that bad and it won't be omnipresent - making it a Most Annoying Sound but nothing worse.
  • If you have moderate to severe tinnitus though, the ring/buzz/hum/echo is constant for all of your waking hours and/or is so loud that it interferes with your ability to converse, to hear anything other than it, and even to function.
  • The sound has been compared to a loud buzz, hum or a really long, loud fart.
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