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  • adj.engaged, at work
  • adj.active, on the go
  • adj.nosy, impertinent

synonyms for busier

  • active
  • unavailable
  • working
  • buried
  • employed
  • engaged
  • engrossed
  • hustling
  • occupied
  • overloaded
  • persevering
  • slaving
  • snowed
  • swamped
  • already taken
  • assiduous
  • at it
  • diligent
  • having a full plate
  • having enough on one's plate
  • having fish to fry
  • having many irons in the fire
  • in a meeting
  • in conference
  • in someone else's possession
  • in the field
  • in the laboratory
  • industrious
  • on assignment
  • on duty
  • on the go
  • tied up
  • up to one's ears
  • with a customer

antonyms for busier

MOST RELEVANT
  • idle
  • inactive
  • unoccupied
  • lazy
  • quiet
  • unemployed
  • unengaged
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How to use busier in a sentence

Never was there a busier existence, or one apparently more evenly occupied.
SIR WALTER RALEGHWILLIAM STEBBING
But the islands had drawn closer since morning and the birds seemed busier than usual and more clamorous.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
It was observed on the eve preceding the 1st November, when witches were supposed to be busier than usual.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
We were busier than usual that night, reckoning stores, tidying lockers, and securing movables.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
No tire-woman on the plantation was busier than Patty during the first few days of his stay.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
The busier journalists and platform orators did not trouble themselves much about philosophy.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
When they got to the shore he trotted on quietly, but his eyes were very busy, busier even than usual.
A CHRISTMAS CHILDMRS. MOLESWORTH
I have been too busy to think of food, and I am likely to be busier still this evening.
ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMESA. CONAN DOYLE
No busier pencil than his was ever stopped by the hand of death.
THE CHAUTAUQUAN, VOL. III, MARCH 1883THE CHAUTAUQUAN LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC CIRCLE
Kerwin was going to do many things; he was going to be busier than a puppy with a bone, he said.
ANN ARBOR TALESKARL EDWIN HARRIMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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