Definition of busily in English:


Syllabification: bus·i·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈbizəlē


  • 1In a very active way: he was busily engaged in other activities
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    • Imagine a country where instead of rooting out discrimination, many policy makers are busily blaming women for their disproportionate poverty.
    • Over the last few decades, western civilisations have busily sown the seeds of their own destruction.
    • McConnell appeared with two women MSPs, busily at work in his campaign HQ.
  • 1.1While giving all one’s attention to something: he was busily writing away
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    • We begin this week on Outcast Island, where Dylan is busily spearing fish.
    • Seated in front of what had been the bar, Morgan was busily keying in on the computer.
    • Behind the Irish coach, the camera pans over familiar ex-players all contributing, rather than administrators busily filling in their expenses slips.

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