busy

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɪzi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbɪzi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bizē)

Inflections of 'busy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
busier
adj comparative
busiest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'busy' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
busies
v 3rd person singular
busying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
busied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
busied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

busy
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Adjective: occupied
Synonyms:
occupied, tied-up (informal), employed , working , engaged , active , busy as a bee (informal), taken
Antonyms:
available , open , free , unoccupied, unemployed
Sense: Adjective: unavailable
Synonyms:
unavailable, otherwise engaged, otherwise occupied, unreachable, not available, not in
Sense: Adjective: bustling
Synonyms:
bustling , abuzz, buzzing, alive , lively , humming, hopping (US, informal), aboil
Sense: Adjective: crowded
Synonyms:
crowded , packed , overflowing, swarming, thronged, teeming, abounding, full , rammed (UK, informal)
Sense: Adjective: hectic
Synonyms:
hectic , eventful, full , lively , packed , action-packed
Sense: Adjective: meddling
Synonyms:
meddling, meddlesome, nosy (informal), nosey (informal), prying, snoopy, snooping, intrusive, obtrusive, interfering, officious
Antonyms:
unobtrusive, uninvolved, low-key, hands-off
Sense: Adjective: too detailed
Synonyms:
cluttered, overelaborate, overdone, overly detailed, overembellished, overwrought, fussy , crowded
Antonyms:
sparse , lacking , skimpy, bare , inadequate, insufficient, bare bones

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