What does the word busy mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To make or be busy; occupy oneself.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Intensely active; habitually occupied; industrious; diligent.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Officiously active; prying; meddling.

Usage examples for busy

  1. I suppose she is too busy to see me other days." – Jewel's Story Book by Clara Louise Burnham
  2. But, even in that moment, the two he left behind him were busy. – The Boy Scout Aviators by George Durston
  3. But she is always so busy - " " Then I intend to make her stop work for a few days at least. – The-Motor-Girls-on-a-Tour by Penrose, Margaret