Associations to the word «Busy»

Pictures for the word «Busy»


BUSY, adjective. Crowded with business or activities; having a great deal going on.
BUSY, adjective. Engaged in another activity or by someone else.
BUSY, adjective. Having a lot going on; complicated or intricate.
BUSY, adjective. Officious; meddling.
BUSY, verb. (transitive) To make somebody busy, to keep busy with, to occupy, to make occupied.
BUSY, verb. (transitive) To rush somebody.
BUSY, noun. (slang) (UK) (Liverpool) (derogatory) A police officer.
BUSY AS A BEAVER, adjective. (simile) Very busy.
BUSY AS A BEE, adjective. (simile) Very active; working constantly.
BUSY BEAVER, noun. (idiomatic) Someone who is very busy or hard-working.
BUSY BEAVER, noun. (comptheory) A Turing machine that attains the maximum number of steps performed, or number of non-blank symbols finally on the tape, among all Turing machines in a certain class.
BUSY BEAVERS, noun. Plural of busy beaver
BUSY BEE, noun. A hardworking person
BUSY BEES, noun. Plural of busy bee
BUSY BODIES, noun. Plural of busy body
BUSY BODY, noun. Alternative spelling of busybody
BUSY LITTLE BEAVER, noun. (idiomatic) Someone who has completed or accomplished many tasks or works.
BUSY LIZZIE, proper noun. A common flowering plant, Impatiens walleriana.
BUSY SIGNAL, noun. (US) (telephony) An audible signal to the calling party that indicates failure to complete the requested connection; an engaged tone
BUSY WORK, noun. (idiomatic) (chiefly US) Work or activity performed with the intention or result of occupying time, and not necessarily to accomplish something productive; routine work of low priority undertaken for the sake of avoiding idleness.

Dictionary definition

BUSY, verb. Keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection".
BUSY, adjective. Actively or fully engaged or occupied; "busy with her work"; "a busy man"; "too busy to eat lunch".
BUSY, adjective. Overcrowded or cluttered with detail; "a busy painting"; "a fussy design".
BUSY, adjective. Intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner; "an interfering old woman"; "bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself"; "busy about other people's business".
BUSY, adjective. Crowded with or characterized by much activity; "a very busy week"; "a busy life"; "a busy street"; "a busy seaport".
BUSY, adjective. (of facilities such as telephones or lavatories) unavailable for use by anyone else or indicating unavailability; (`engaged' is a British term for a busy telephone line); "her line is busy"; "receptionists' telephones are always engaged"; "the lavatory is in use"; "kept getting a busy signal".

Wise words

Actions speak louder than words.
Ancient Proverb