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(idiomatic, chiefly US) Work or activity performed with the intention or result of occupying time, and not necessarily to accomplish something productive; routine work of low priority undertaken for the sake of avoiding idleness.
LoveToKnow would like to thank Mary Findley for taking time out of her busy work schedule to share her many helpful green cleaning tips.
A modeling agency takes care of all of the busy work such as paperwork, following up and the like.
If you do poorly in school as a result of a busy work schedule, your college degree may not help you accomplish your goals and may end up not being worth the investment.
It can be tough to juggle busy work schedules with course deadlines and assignments, but it's one way to end up with less debt and help offset tuition costs.
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