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busy bee

One who is very active, industrious, or busy. 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
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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
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busy bee

an industrious person
See also: bee, busy
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a ˌbusy ˈbee

(informal) a cheerful and busy person
See also: bee, busy
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See him as more of a busy bee, do all those little jobs you said you would.
Busy Busy Bee has been peppering the target of late without quite getting her head in front, but a repeat of her second to a useful sort here last time should suffice.
of Garden City, New York, announced that his brokerage company sold the building formerly occupied by the Busy Bee Flea Market, (purchased in 1984) to Kohl's Department Store.