busily busily  /ˈbɪ zə li/


  • (adv) in a busy manner


  1. The country he arrived in was an imperial power, busily fashioning the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere out of a weakened continent.
  2. The voter nodded drowsily while Democratic candidates trudged busily around the country.
  3. The barber stood beside him clipping busily.


  1. Mother Teresa came to the Blue Army Shrine in 1988 - Almanac June 14, 2013

    Phillipsburg police were busily investigating a burglary of the safe at Phillipsburg High School during commencement exercises in 1988.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Express-Times

  2. Where Will Baby Yeezus Live? Pregnant Kim Kardashian Moving Home With Mom Kris Jenner

    Most expectant parents are busily preparing a nursery for their new baby and spending time together before the birth, but Kim Kardashian isn’t nesting with Kanye West and instead she’s… READ ON
    on June 14, 2013     Source: RadarOnline.com

  3. Troubled F-35 jet struggles to get in fighting shape

    Far beyond the electronic security gates and razor-wire topped fences, Col. Rod Cregier surveys a team of technicians busily readying a lithe F-35 fighter jet for its next test flight.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes


  1. Prof Mutambara described the call for next year's general elections in Zimbabwe as premature, adding "when you start talking about elections, you make people confrontational. It is distractive and unhelpful to the process of reforms. We are busily...
    on Jun 1, 2010 By: Arthur Mutambara Source: Ghana News Agency

  2. "As we speak, we have people working on that package that is required by the so-called Hyde amendment package. So we are busily working on that, we, the US government, in preparing to submit that to the Congress," State Department spokesperson...
    on Sep 8, 2008 By: Sean McCormack Source: RTT News

  3. "We're busily preparing for West Virginia," Friedgen said. "It'sa short week. We got back late Saturday night from the Florida International game. We're excited about the challenge. We've got a big one ahead of us."
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Ralph Friedgen Source: Rutgers University

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propriety propriety
/prə ˈpraɪ ə ti /