busy (adj.) Old form(s): busie
interfering, meddlesome, busy-bodying
Ham III.iv.34[Hamlet to dead Polonius] Thou findest to be too busy is some danger
Oth III.iii.251[Iago to Othello] Let me be thought too busy in my fears
Oth IV.ii.130[Emilia to Iago] Some busy and insinuating rogue
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