furkid

/ (ˈfɜːkɪd) /

noun

mainly US an animal kept for companionship

Nearby words

  1. furiae,
  2. furies,
  3. furioso,
  4. furious,
  5. furiously,
  6. furl,
  7. furl.,
  8. furlong,
  9. furlough,
  10. furmenty

Word Origin for furkid

C20: from fur + kid 1 (child)

usage

Some people who are concerned with the rights of animals consider 'furkid' to be more acceptable than 'pet'

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