a narrow groove made in the ground, especially by a plow.
a narrow groovelike or trenchlike depression in any surface: the furrows of a wrinkled face.
to make a furrow or furrows in.
to make wrinkles in (the face): to furrow one's brow.
to become furrowed.
- fur·row·er, noun
- fur·row·less, adjective
- fur·row·like, adjective
- fur·row·y, adjective
- un·fur·rowed, adjective
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How to use furrow in a sentence
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British Dictionary definitions for furrow
a long narrow trench made in the ground by a plough or a trench resembling this
any long deep groove, esp a deep wrinkle on the forehead
to develop or cause to develop furrows or wrinkles
to make a furrow or furrows in (land)
- furrower, noun
- furrowless, adjective
- furrow-like or furrowy, adjective
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