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busy

 
Adjective busy has 5 senses
  1. busy - actively or fully engaged or occupied; "busy with her work"; "a busy man"; "too busy to eat lunch"; "the line is busy"
    Antonyms:
    idle, bone-idle, bone-lazy, faineant, indolent, lazy, otiose, slothful, work-shy, lackadaisical, leisured, unengaged
  2. busy, fussy - overcrowded or cluttered with detail; "a busy painting"; "a fussy design"
    Antonym: plain (indirect, via fancy)
  3. interfering, meddlesome, meddling, officious, busy, busybodied - 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"
    Antonyms: unintrusive, not intrusive (indirect, via intrusive)
  4. busy - crowdedwith or characterized by much activity; "a very busy week"; "a busy life"; "a busy street"; "a busy seaport"
    Antonym:
    inactive (indirect, via active)
  5. busy, engaged, in use - (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"
    Antonym: unoccupied (indirect, via occupied)
Verb busy has 1 sense
  1. busy, occupy - keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection"
    --1 is one way to work
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
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