Busy places and times and describing busy places and times - synonyms or related words
a place that is very noisy, busy, and full of confused activity
a hive of activity
a place where everyone is very busy
a place in London where several large roads join each other and where there is always a lot of traffic. People sometimes say a place is ‘like Piccadilly Circus’ when they mean it is busy or crowded.
Grand Central Station
American a place that is very busy and full of people. In the UK people say a place like this is ‘like Piccadilly Circus’.
full of people who are busy or who are enjoying themselves
full of busy activity
if a place or group of people is buzzing, there is a lot of noise or activity
if a place is humming, it is full of noise and activity