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busy as a bee

  • 1 busy as a bee — If you are as busy as a bee, you are very busy indeed …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 2 busy as a bee — (as) busy as a bee informal : very busy and active My mom is (as) busy as a bee around Christmastime. • • • Main Entry: ↑bee …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 busy as a bee — adjective /ˈbɪziæzəˈbiː/ Very active; working constantly. Lord, I have been as busy as a bee ever since dinner! …

    Wiktionary

  • 4 busy as a bee — very busy, always working, very energetic …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 5 as busy as a bee — (as) busy as a bee informal : very busy and active My mom is (as) busy as a bee around Christmastime. • • • Main Entry: ↑bee * * * as busy as a ˈbee idiom very busy Main entry: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 be as busy as a bee — old fashioned, old fashioned to be very busy or very active. She s as busy as a bee, always going to meetings and organizing parties …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 7 as busy as a bee — Meaning Origin Geoffrey Chaucer (1342 1400), Canterbury Tales. The Squyeres Tale Ey! Goddes mercy! sayd our Hoste tho, Now such a wyf I pray God keep me fro. Lo, suche sleightes and subtilitees In wommen be; for ay as busy as bees Be thay us… …

    Meaning and origin of phrases

  • 8 as busy as a bee — very busy, having many things to do, constantly working …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9 bee — I n. insect 1) to keep bees 2) a killer; queen; worker bee 3) bees buzz, hum; sting; swarm 4) a cluster; colony; swarm of bees 5) (misc.) as busy as a bee II n. (esp. AE) meeting to work or compete a quilting; sewing; spelling; spinning bee * * * …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 busy — 1 / bIzi/ adjective 1 WORKING NOW someone who is busy at a particular time is working and is not available: She s busy now, can you phone later? (+ with): Mr Haynes is busy with a customer at the moment. 2 busy doing sth giving something a lot of …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 busy — 1. adjective 1) the campaign volunteers have been busy Syn: occupied, engaged, involved, employed, working, hard at work; rushed off one s feet, hard pressed, swamped, up to one s neck; on the job, absorbed, engrossed, immersed, preoccupied;… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 12 busy — 1. adjective /ˈbɪzi/ a) Doing a great deal; having a lot of things to do in the space of time given It has been a busy day. b) Engaged in another activity or by someone else. The director cannot see you now, hes busy. See Also: busy as a beaver,… …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 busy — adj., v., & n. adj. (busier, busiest) 1 (often foll. by in, with, at, or pres. part.) occupied or engaged in work etc. with the attention concentrated (busy at their needlework; he was busy packing). 2 full of activity or detail; fussy (a busy… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 busy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. occupied, engaged, engrossed; employed; meddlesome. See activity, business. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Engaged] Syn. occupied, diligent, working, employed, involved, tied up, in conference, in a… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 Busy Bee Starski — (also known as Busy Bee) born 1950s in the Bronx, New York, is an old school hip hop MC. First coming on the scene in 1977, Bronx based Busy Bee worked with many of hip hop s founding fathers, including Melle Mel, Afrika Bambaataa, and Kool DJ AJ …

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  • 16 Busy Bee Starski — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Busy Bee Starski es un rapero perteneciente a la old school, más conocido por sus batallas con el rapero Kool Moe Dee, una de las primeras en el mundo del rap. También participó en la película Wild Style (un clásico… …

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  • 17 bee — [bi:] n [: Old English; Origin: beo] 1.) a black and yellow flying insect that makes ↑honey and can sting you ▪ a swarm of bees ▪ a bee sting 2.) have a bee in your bonnet (about sth) informal to think something is so important, so necessary etc… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 Busy — may refer to: * Busy, Doubs, a commune in France * Mr. Busy, a Mr. Men character * Little Miss Busy, a Little Miss character * Busy Bee, an American rapper * Busy Philipps, an American film actress * Everett M. Busy Arnold, an American comic… …

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  • 19 busy — busy, industrious, diligent, assiduous, sedulous mean actively engaged or occupied in work or in accomplishing a purpose or intention. Busy may imply nothing more than that the person or thing referred to is not idle, that is, that he is at work… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 20 busy bee — noun count INFORMAL someone who is always busy doing things …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English