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Definitions of busy:
  • verb:   keep busy with
  • adjective:   (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)
    Example: "Her line is busy"
  • adjective:   overcrowded or cluttered with detail
    Example: "A busy painting"
  • adjective:   crowdedwith or characterized by much activity
    Example: "A very busy week"
  • adjective:   actively or fully engaged or occupied
    Example: "Busy with her work"
  • adjective:   intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
    Example: "Busy about other people's business"

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