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Definitions of busily

  1.   in a busy manner they were busily engaged in buying souvenirs
  2.   In a busy manner
  3.   In a busy manner See Busy

Usage examples for busily

  1. Hurrying down stairs he found his mother in the kitchen busily engaged in getting breakfast – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  2. “ For three days and nights we remained there busily engaged – In the Early Days along the Overland Trail in Nebraska Territory, in 1852 by Gilbert L. Cole
  3. As she had been busily engaged with the affairs of the Hall on their arrival of the preceding afternoon they had had opportunity only to greet her and be assigned to their old rooms and places at table – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  4. Now is the time in which the Hagges are busily employed in buying for they do not think it lawful to buy any thing till they have received the title of Hagge ” – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  5. The children who were so busily employed in the pleasant living room this rainy September afternoon were known to all their friends as the four little Blossoms ” – Four Little Blossoms at Oak Hill School by Mabel C. Hawley
  6. My mind was now clear and alert my wits already busily at work – The Reckoning by Robert W. Chambers
  7. John saw him plainly enough from where he sat busily writing though for a few minutes he pretended not to see – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  8. “ I asked that question of her mother who told me that Odalite was busily engaged and much interested in making things for the Sunday school Christmas tree and so would not come down this evening – Her Mother's Secret by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  9. My attention was attracted by the sound of blows and as I came opposite the door I saw some workmen at the back end of the shed busily at work – Heart Talks by Charles Wesley Naylor
  10. Then she busily lighted the little hall lamp with his matches and hurried down taking the matches to the kitchen – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  11. “ Moore was so busily and earnestly writing that he did not hear Wade come in – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  12. Patients with much time on their hands do not readily get well while those who are busily occupied seldom suffer for long – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  13. Two days after the receipt of this letter I came upon Anne Catherick busily tending the grave of Mrs Fairlie ” – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  14. And the funny part is Edna went on busily thinking I am at school five days out of the seven – A Dear Little Girl at School by Amy E. Blanchard
  15. On returning to the cabin he found another individual who had not before appeared seated at the table busily employed in writing – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  16. It is fortunate we are here to prevent them escaping perhaps they have been so busily engaged that they may not have seen us and I propose that we hide ourselves behind those rocks out there and if the slaves land we can rush out and surprise them – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  17. Grace would be busily engaged in putting everything to rights – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  18. In accordance with his own instructions his envoy Des Pruneaux had been busily employed in the States arranging the terms of a treaty which should be entirely satisfactory – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  19. “ No one seemed to notice her this was the evening she had planned and arranged for so busily and the others who never thought about it at all were all quiet and happy at least in outward appearance while she was so wretched – The Grey Woman and other Tales by Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell
  20. He was very much moved and shut himself up in the study all day where I could see through the window that he was writing busily – Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle