1) busy about trifles and neglectful of important matters
1a) especially busy about other folks' affairs, a busybody
1b) of things: impertinent and superfluous
1b1) of magic arts
Part of Speech: adjective
From G4012 and G2041; working all around, that is, officious (meddlesome, neuter plural magic): - busybody, curious arts.
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Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
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