HyperDic: tied_up

English > 1 sense of the expression tied up:
ADJECTIVEalltied upkept occupied or engaged
English > tied up: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningKept occupied or engaged.
  • "she's tied up at the moment and can't see you"
  • "the phone was tied up for almost an hour"
Broaderbusyactively or fully engaged or occupied

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