1. see buzz n. (1a)
2. see buzz n. (2)
Terms based on buzz n. (2c)/buzz n. (2b)
[1930s] (UK Und.) a detective who specialises in surveillance of pickpockets.
[mid-19C] (UK Und.) a pickpocket who specializes in loose cash and purses (as opposed to jewellery or handkerchiefs).
[early 19C] (UK Und.) a pickpocket.
[19C] a pickpocket, esp. one who makes the victims drunk before robbing them.
[19C] picking pockets.
[19C] (UK Und.) a pickpocket.
[early 19C] (UK und.) a pickpocket.
[mid-19C] a trainer of young pickpockets.
1. [late 18C–mid-19C] (UK Und.) a pickpocket.
2. see buzzman under buzz n.
see bus-napper n.
see bus-napper’s academy under bus-napper n.
see bus-napper’s kinchin under bus-napper n.
[early 19C] (Uk Und.) a member of a superior pickpocket gang.