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Meaning of FLURRY

Pronunciation:  'fluree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a rapid bustling commotion
  2. [n]  a light brief snowfall and gust of wind (or something resembling that); "he had to close the window against the flurries"; "there was a flurry of chicken feathers"
  3. [v]  cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the young man confused her"
  4. [v]  move in an agitated or confused manner
 

FLURRY is a 6 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: ado, bustle, confuse, disconcert, fuss, hustle, put off, snow flurry, stir
 
 See Also: abash, bother, commotion, deflect, din, distract, embarrass, fluster, move, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, snow, snowfall, tumult

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Flur"ry\, n.; pl. {Flurries}. [Prov. E. flur to ruffle.]
    1. A sudden and brief blast or gust; a light, temporary
       breeze; as, a flurry of wind.
    
    2. A light shower or snowfall accompanied with wind.
    
             Like a flurry of snow on the whistling wind.
                                                   --Longfellow.
    
    3. Violent agitation; commotion; bustle; hurry.
    
             The racket and flurry of London.      --Blakw. Mag.
    
    4. The violent spasms of a dying whale.
    
    
  2. \Flur"ry\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flurried}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Flurrying}.]
    To put in a state of agitation; to excite or alarm. --H.
    Swinburne.
    
    
 
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