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Meaning of busy

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: actively or fully engaged or occupied; "busy with her
             work"; "a busy man"; "too busy to eat lunch" [ant:
      2: overcrowded or cluttered with detail; "a busy painting"; "a
         fussy design" [syn: {busy}, {fussy}]
      3: 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" [syn: {interfering}, {meddlesome}, {meddling},
         {officious}, {busy}, {busybodied}]
      4: crowded with or characterized by much activity; "a very busy
         week"; "a busy life"; "a busy street"; "a busy seaport"
      5: (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 is in use"; "kept getting a busy
         signal" [syn: {busy}, {engaged}, {in use(p)}]
      v 1: keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly
           collection" [syn: {busy}, {occupy}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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