Definition of BUSY

verb : BUSY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection" ;

Adjective : BUSY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) actively or fully engaged or occupied; "busy with her work"; "a busy man"; "too busy to eat lunch" ;

  • 2. (

    ) overcrowded or cluttered with detail; "a busy painting"; "a fussy design" ;

  • 4. (

    ) crowded with or characterized by much activity; "a very busy week"; "a busy life"; "a busy street"; "a busy seaport" ;

  • 5. (

    ) (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" ;


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