busy oneself

Definition of busy oneself

  1. :  to make or keep yourself busy :  to occupy (oneself) with work or an activity The children busied themselves with puzzles all day.

Word by Word Definitions

busyplay
  1. :  engaged in action :  occupied

    :  being in use

    :  full of activity :  bustling

  1. :  to make engaged in action :  to make busy (see 1busy 1a) :  occupy

    :  bustle

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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