Definición de flurry en inglés:

flurry

Saltos de línea: flurry
Pronunciación: /ˈflʌri
 
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sustantivo (plural flurries)

verbo (flurries, flurrying, flurried)

[no object, with adverbial of direction] Volver al principio  
  • 1(Especially of snow or leaves) be moved in small swirling masses by sudden gusts of wind: gusts of snow flurried through the door
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The wind increased and Joe and the carpet were rising, swaying on currents of air as snow flurried around them.
    • The gardens were desolated and barren, and white snow flurried out of the air from incoming clouds, frosting everything it touched.
    • Outside, snow flurried through light seeping through the window: silent static beyond the glass.
    Sinónimos
    swirl, whirl, eddy, billow, gust, blast, blow, rush, wind, churn, swish, spin, twist, spurt, surge, seethe, stream, flow, puff, squall, squirt, boil
  • 1.1(Of a person) move quickly in a busy or agitated way: the waiter flurried between them
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • In the last 30 seconds, he would flurry in an attempt to steal close rounds.
    • The actors flurry about backstage, hissing, thumping and gesticulating wildly between cues.
    • In a flurry of bright patterns, flashy materials, and skimpy outfits, several girls flurried into the room, all clicking away on high heels and giggling shrilly.

Origen

late 17th century: from obsolete flurr 'fly up, flutter, whirr' (imitative), probably influenced by hurry.

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