a busy bee

busy bee

To be very active and hard-working. I'm currently choreographing three plays, so I'm a real busy bee. Can we meet next week instead? I'm a busy bee right now.
See also: bee, busy

a busy bee

If you describe someone as a busy bee, you mean that they enjoy doing a lot of things and always keep themselves busy. `I enjoyed being a busy bee, getting things done,' she said in her confident way. Note: You can also say that someone is as busy as a bee. He is busy as a bee designing every production in London.
See also: bee, busy

a ˌbusy ˈbee

(informal) a cheerful and busy person
See also: bee, busy
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