1. [Adjective]: actively or fully engaged or occupied; "busy with her work"; "a busy man"; "too busy to eat lunch"; "the line is busy"

2. 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"

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

4. (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

5. crowdedwith or characterized by much activity; "a very busy week"; "a busy life"; "a busy street"; "a busy seaport"

6. [Verb]: keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection"

Similar words to 'busy'

Opposite words to 'busy'

1. idle

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