noun, plural fu·ries.
Origin of fury
Can be confusedfurore fury
Examples from the Web for furies
But it turns out The Furies of Maidan is not a figment of his imagination.Want a Good Look at Putin’s Pervy Propaganda? See ‘The Furies of Maidan’|Cathy Young|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like the Furies, the Cheneys stand for unreason and emotionalism.
Her indecent haste, her hideous petition, show that she shared the furies of her race.Oscar Wilde|Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
Had not the old Marquis of Norborough been celebrated through his entire life for his furies?T. Tembarom|Frances Hodgson Burnett
So Berlioz started for Italy, smarting with rage and pain, as if the Furies were lashing him with their scorpion whips.Great Musical Composers|George T. Ferris
The blacke infernall Furies, the Erinyes, or goddesses of vengeance, who dwelt in Erebus.Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I|Edmund Spenser
Let the individual descend below a certain level, and countless dead suddenly seize and destroy him,—like the Furies.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 2|Elizabeth Bisland
British Dictionary definitions for furies (1 of 2)
pl n singular Fury
British Dictionary definitions for furies (2 of 2)
noun plural -ries
Word Origin for fury
Culture definitions for furies
In classical mythology, hideous female monsters who relentlessly pursued evildoers.
Idioms and Phrases with furies
see hell has no fury like a woman scorned.