noun, plural flur·ries.
- a brief rise or fall in prices.
- a brief, unusually heavy period of trading.
verb (used with object), flur·ried, flur·ry·ing.
verb (used without object), flur·ried, flur·ry·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM flurryflur·ried·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for flurry
Despite near zero temperatures and flurries of snow and rain, the turnout was 92% from an electorate of 1,650.Sorry, Argentina, the Falkland Islanders Love Being British|David Frum|March 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“This race is not about outsiders,” Brown said as he stepped off his campaign bus into snow flurries Monday afternoon.
Naturally, given that the material is sacred to many, that news prompted more flurries of hostility on sites like Slashfilm.
Long before we got there the deep-throated thunder was growling over us, and the clouds spat occasional flurries of rain.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
It was a raw and bitter day; during the morning there were occasional snow flurries, and at midday a heavy downfall.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
There had been flurries earlier in the season, but nothing to compare with the depth that now covers everything.The Red Cow and Her Friends|Peter McArthur
But he's getting fond of it these last twelve months, and though he don't take very much it hurries him and flurries him.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope
The day of their departure for home was typical Thanksgiving weather, fairly cold, and marked by snow flurries.Marjorie Dean College Freshman|Pauline Lester