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busiest, superlative; busier, comparative;
  1. Having a great deal to do
    • - he had been too busy to enjoy himself
    • - there was enough work to keep two people busy
  2. Occupied with or concentrating on a particular activity or object of attention
    • - the team members are busy raising money
    • - he was busy with preparations
  3. (of a place) Full of activity

  4. Excessively detailed or decorated; fussy
    • - they papered the bedroom with a busy pattern of satyrs and dryads
  5. (of a telephone line) Engaged

  1. Keep occupied
    • - she busied herself with her new home

  1. actively or fully engaged or occupied; "busy with her work"; "a busy man"; "too busy to eat lunch"
  2. keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection"
  3. overcrowded or cluttered with detail; "a busy painting"; "a fussy design"
  4. interfering: 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"
  5. crowded with or characterized by much activity; "a very busy week"; "a busy life"; "a busy street"; "a busy seaport"
  6. (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"
  7. (busyness) the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity; "they manifested all the busyness of a pack of beavers"; "there is a constant hum of military preparation"
  8. (busily) in a busy manner; "they were busily engaged in buying souvenirs"
  9. Bradford Keith Johnson, Jr. (born March 22, 1984) is an electronic musician from Maryland known by the stage name Busy.
  10. "Busy" is the first single released from Lyfe Jennings' fourth album I Still Believe. on February 23, 2010. . Busy reached number 39 on the Billboard R&B/hip hop charts.
  11. To make somebody busy, to keep busy with, to occupy, to make occupied; To rush somebody; Doing a great deal; having a lot of things to do in the space of time given; Engaged in another activity or by someone else; Having a lot going on; complicated or intricate
  12. (busyness) The characteristic of being busy
  13. Call condition in which transmission facilities are already in use. Synonym: off-hook condition.
  14. The accepted abbreviation for indicating a busy signal when dialing on a phone survey.
  15. a Service is processing requests currently.
  16. An ad containing too much information or too many graphic elements, and not properly balanced.
  17. A card that is needed for some purpose is said to be busy. For example, cards that a defender is trying to preserve while declarer executes a squeeze are "busy." Contrast with idle.
  18. When a signal is present on a frequency, the channel is "BUSY". The "BUSY" light will light when a signal is present or when the squelch is set too low to block out the background noise on a frequency.
  19. Term used to describe the line condition when the called party's telephone is already in use.
  20. A tone to signal line is in use.
  21. ad. doing something; very active