consisting of or resembling fur: a deep, furry rug in front of the fireplace;the furry undergrowth of the forest.
covered with fur: Many furry animals are in danger of becoming extinct.
obstructed or coated as if with fur: a furry voice;a furry tongue.
Slang. terrifying; hair-raising: There were some pretty furry moments in the movie last night.
- fur·ri·ly, adverb
- fur·ri·ness, noun
- furry , fury
Other definitions for furry (2 of 2)
a member of a subculture devoted to art, writing, or costumes depicting anthropomorphic animals.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the furry fandom: Furry art commissions are often well-paid.
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How to use furry in a sentence
But genes trump everything, even parenting by furry primates.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World? | Ted Gioia | November 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Last year, he sent busty models down the catwalk in furry football jerseys and high-heeled cleats.Miley Cyrus Channels Her Bad Year Into Rave-Kid Art | Justin Jones | September 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
furry asked, looking at Charley with serious, businesslike gray eyes.
We were at the Bitter Lemon now, furry, Versie, Charley and I, waiting for the crowd to arrive.
furry puts the bandanna in his pocket and moves on, walking behind the cart.
The Goat wore a white furry skin, horns, and foot and hand coverings resembling hoofs.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays | Various
She leaned her face to the furry head on her shoulder, and he recognized Minny by the strange pattern of his back and tail.The Creators | May Sinclair
Well, by that ruling the furry things which had fled fruitlessly from the flames of the globe might well qualify.Star Born | Andre Norton
A furry, snarling thing had leaped at him, knocking the revolver from his hand in its plunging ascent.The White Desert | Courtney Ryley Cooper
No thick-booted undergraduates' holiday-parties nor furry art-students with knickers and bare throats here.Mushroom Town | Oliver Onions
British Dictionary definitions for furry
covered with fur or something furlike
of, relating to, or resembling fur
another word for furred (def. 5)
Also: furred (of the tongue) coated with whitish cellular debris
- furrily, adverb
- furriness, noun
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