busy busy  /ˈbɪ zi/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) keep busy with
  2. (adj) actively or fully engaged or occupied
  3. (adj) overcrowded or cluttered with detail
  4. (adj) intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
  5. (adj) crowded with or characterized by much activity
  6. (adj) (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)

Usage(s):

  • A survey of working parents suggests that their busy workplace schedules are a major cause of unhealthy eating habits -- both for themselves and their children.

News

  1. Scouts will be busy looking at 2014 Draft talent

    The amateur summer scene is already upon us -- the elite wood-bat, college-level Cape Cod League opens on Wednesday -- as scouts ramp up for a busy few months of summer leagues, showcases and All-America games.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Major League Baseball

  2. National Survey Reveals Americans Are Too Busy to Take Time off This Summer

    With summer around the corner, busy Americans share they will not take time off to enjoy the warmer months. In the second annual “Put the World on Ice” survey, sponsored by Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.'s Brew Over Ice beverage collection for the Keurig® single cup brewing system, 85 percent of respondents said they feel summer’s pace has changed since they were kids.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Busy season has started for Metro's Search and Rescue

    It's not even summer yet but the busy season has already started for Metro's search a rescue team. They were in action this past weekend rescuing a group of Boy...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: News 3 Las Vegas

Quotes

  1. "If there's one thing that I regret this year it's that we were so busy just getting stuff done and dealing with the immediate crises that were in front of us that I think we lost some of that sense of speaking directly to the American people about...
    on Jan 21, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Hill

  2. But according to the report, one bouncer heard Benson make the statement and replied, "I'm going to take time out of my busy job to kick you out?"
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Cedric Benson Source: TMZ.com (blog)

  3. "The show will feature my kids, and Lindsay will also appear in some episodes, although she's very busy filming and promoting her fashion lines. We're discussing a deal with a major network," she said.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: NDTV.com

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