busy bee

[ biz-ee bee ]
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  1. someone who is very active or industrious: She's a busy bee, what with her morning juice deliveries, school, and late night work at the bike shop.My toddler is a busy bee, emptying all the low cupboards and trying to climb up and jump off everything!

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How to use busy bee in a sentence

  • Then the British Beekeepers' Association will explain much of an instructive kind about the busy bee.

    Little Folks | Various
  • Six little Indians stole honey from a hive, A busy bee got after one and then there were but five.

    Peggy Raymond's Vacation | Harriet L. (Harriet Lummis) Smith
  • A bee is a "busy bee," for it is said that in order to obtain enough honey for a load it has to visit many hundreds of flowers.

  • This is a large and rich amount of sweets for the little busy bee to bring to mankind yearly for nothing.

  • A busy bee had momentarily alighted there, and, before leaving, the bee had pricked the tough hide of the half-breed.