give someone a buzz

give someone a buzz
1. tv. to give someone a telephone call.
Give me a buzz sometime.
I’ll give her buzz tonight and ask her.
2. tv. to give someone a chuckle r a bit of enjoyment.
It always gives me a buzz to watch Sally do her act.
Your little joke gave me a buzz.

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