Idioms about fur
- to cause a scene or disturbance, especially of a violent nature; make trouble: When the kids got mad they really made the fur fly.
- to do things quickly: She always makes the fur fly when she types.
Origin of fur
OTHER WORDS FROM furfurless, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH furfir, fur
Words nearby fur
Other definitions for fur (2 of 2)
How to use fur in a sentence
Two days later, they found infectious virus in the cages as well as on the animals’ fur, ears and paws.Dust can infect animals with flu, raising coronavirus concerns|Erin Garcia de Jesus|August 24, 2020|Science News For Students
A transferable vaccine can be given to a bat, for example, as a paste on its fur.Can Vaccines for Wildlife Prevent Human Pandemics?|Rodrigo Pérez Ortega|August 24, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The disappearance of otters, once trapped for their fur, allowed their food supplies — sea urchins, crabs and clams — to flourish.Bringing sea otters back to the Pacific coast pays off, but not for everyone|Jonathan Lambert|June 11, 2020|Science News
Cats spread this protein across their fur when they lick themselves.
If the area is thorny, then dogs with longer fur will be better protected.
Last year, her group successfully helped push through a measure that made the sale of cat fur illegal in the country.Will the Swiss Quit Cooking their Kittens and Puppies?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Anderson pleaded with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to ban clothing made from animal fur.
She holds a young girl closely inside her oversized fur coat; both gaze into lens.
Her father, who managed a fur trading business in China, died when she was 5.
MOSCOW — Fur coats may well be in high demand this winter among those glamorous ladies in Ukraine who can afford them.
He can't talk much, though; 'tain't good fur him; his lungs is out er kilter.
With horror she had heard her brother addressed by a disreputable costermonger in a mangy fur cap, as "Old pal."The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
But ef Jos keeps on, airnin' ez much ez he hez so fur, he's goin' ter pay the Injun part on 't, when he cums.
They're up every mornin' uv thar lives long afore daylight, a feedin' their stock, an' gittin' ready fur the day's work.
Though she was warmly wrapped in a soft rug of silvery fur, a chill crept into her heart.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for fur (1 of 2)
- the dressed skin of certain fur-bearing animals, with the hair left on
- (as modifier)a fur coat
- a pile fabric made in imitation of animal fur
- a garment made from such a fabric
Derived forms of furfurless, adjective
Word Origin for fur
British Dictionary definitions for fur (2 of 2)
Other Idioms and Phrases with fur
see make the dust (fur) fly.