Definition of Flurry in English :

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Flurry meaning in English

Meaning of Flurry in English

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1. ado, bustle, flurry, fuss, hustle, stir

a rapid active commotion

2. flurry, snow flurry

a light brief snowfall and gust of wind (or something resembling that)

Example Sentences:
'he had to close the window against the flurries'
'there was a flurry of chicken feathers'


3. flurry

move in an agitated or confused manner

4. confuse, disconcert, flurry, put off

cause to feel embarrassment

Example Sentences:
'The constant attention of the young man confused her'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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noun plural -ries
a sudden commotion or burst of activity
a light gust of wind or rain or fall of snow
3. stock exchange
a sudden brief increase in trading or fluctuation in stock prices
the death spasms of a harpooned whale
verb -ries, -rying or -ried
to confuse or bewilder or be confused or bewildered

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nounWord forms: plural ˈflurries
1.  US
a sudden, brief rush of wind; gust
2.  US
a gust of rain or snow
a sudden confusion or commotion
4.  US
a brief fluctuation in stock market prices or increase in trading
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈflurried or ˈflurrying
to confuse; agitate
verb intransitive
to move in a quick, flustered way

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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n. pl. flur·ries
1. A brief, light snowfall.
a. A sudden gust of wind.
b. A stirring mass, as of leaves or dust; a shower.
3. A sudden burst or commotion; a stir: a flurry of interest in the new product; a flurry of activity when the plane landed.
4. A short period of active trading, as on a stock exchange.
v. flur·ried, flur·ry·ing, flur·ries
To agitate, stir, or confuse.
To move or come down in a flurry.

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