buzz in(to someplace)

buzz in(to someplace)

1. To remotely and electronically unlock a door for someone (an act often accompanied by an audible buzzing sound). In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "buzz" and "in(to)." Will you buzz in Jeff when he's outside the apartment building, please? You have to use the intercom so the security guard will buzz us into the office.
2. To enter a place suddenly and quickly. It had been a quiet afternoon until a group of women buzzed into the shop, looking for housewarming gifts. A: "I didn't realize Marnie was coming over today." B: "Oh, she just buzzed in to see how I'm feeling—she didn't stay long."
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buzz in (to some place)

Fig. to come into a place rapidly or unexpectedly. The child buzzed into the shop and bought a nickel's worth of candy. I just buzzed in to say hello.
See also: buzz