A very busy, assiduous, or hardworking person. Taken from the phrase “busy as a beaver,” referring to beavers’ reputation for being extremely industrious.
Between working two part-time jobs, volunteering on the weekends, and looking after his brother, Sam’s been a busy little beaver this summer.
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The idiom ‘busy little beaver’ means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”
Example usage of idiom ‘busy little beaver’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.