busy bee


: one who is very busy and active
My mom is a real busy bee around Christmastime.

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“Busy bee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/busy%20bee. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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