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Busy bee   /bˈɪzi bi/   Listen
Busy bee

noun
1.
An alert and energetic person.  Synonyms: eager beaver, live wire, sharpie, sharpy.






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"Busy bee" Quotes from Famous Books



... protested with one voice and much rebellion, but at last their irate aunt quenched the unseemly levity, and they were fairly set to work at Dr Watts—Frank getting for his share "The little busy bee." But instead of learning it, they got together, and Cyril began drawing pictures of cruet-stands and other impieties, whereby Frank was kept in fits of laughter, and when called up to say his hymn, knew nothing at all about it. Cyril sat by him, and ...
— Julian Home • Dean Frederic W. Farrar



Words linked to "Busy bee" :   gopher, goffer, doer, worker, actor



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