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1. slang To go away and leave one alone. Typically used as an imperative. Buzz off, little brother—I've got things to do. What are you kids doing on my lawn? Buzz off!
2. slang To leave a place hastily. Yeah, we were at the party last night, but we buzzed off when we heard sirens approaching.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
Fig. to leave quickly. I've got to buzz off. Bye. It's time for me to buzz off.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Go away, leave. For example, The store owner told the teenagers to buzz off and find another place to hang out. This curt imperative dates from World War I. Also see bug off.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
To leave quickly; go away. Used chiefly as a command: Buzz off and leave me alone! I told them to buzz off because I was trying to study.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.