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busy <i>noun</i>

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson

in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

Second edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199543700
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727719
busy noun

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Brit A detective. 1904–. M. Allingham I don't know ‘ow long we've got before the busies come trampin’ in

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