busy as a bee

(as) busy as a bee

Very busy. I'm currently choreographing three plays, so I'm as busy as a bee. Can we meet next week instead? I'm busy as a bee right now. Believe me, this audit has kept everyone in the department busy as a bee for months. We can't wait till it's over!
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(as) busy as a ˈbee

very busy
See also: bee, busy
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"Busy as a bee" has been around since the time of poet, Geoffrey Chaucer, 1343-1400.