An example of busy is an executive with 10 meetings in a day.
An example of busy is when you fill your time with gardening.
An example of busy is when a restaurant has every table full.
A busy morning; a busy street.
A busy design.
A busy street.
The director cannot see you now, he's busy.
Her telephone has been busy all day.
She is too busy to have time for riddles.
Busied myself preparing my tax return.
Origin of busy
- Middle English bisi, busi from Old English bysig
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English busi, besy, bisi, from Old English bysiġ, *biesiġ, bisiġ (“busy, occupied, diligent”). Cognate with Dutch bezig (“busy”), Low German besig (“busy”), Old Frisian bisgia (“to use”), Old English bisgian (“to occupy, employ, trouble, afflict”).