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furball Line breaks: fur|ball
Pronunciation: /ˈfəːbɔːl/

Definition of furball in English:


1 another term for hairball.
2 informal A furry pet animal: I opened the door and a little grey furball walked in
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  • Steve was way back in the shelter, crouching beside a cage, petting the furball inside.
  • Any time the action switches away from the annoying little furball, the plot starts to drag.
  • She has seen me through 3 major relationships and is still a cool little blue-eyed furball!

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