n (plural -ries)
- 1 (of snow, wind) ráfaga (f); (of rain) chaparrón (m)More example sentences
- Today the forecast was for a cold north-westerly wind with the odd flurry of snow.
- Lomas was back in action yesterday, captaining a fairly young side after a raft of withdrawals through injury, and the flurries of snow that swirled through the stadium didn't make it any easier.
- The tram docks, and you fight your way out into what is often a maelstrom of strong winds and snow flurries.
- 2 2.1 (sudden burst) a flurry of excitement ran through the crowd una oleada de emoción recorrió a la multitud a flurry of proposals/objections un aluvión de propuestas/objeciones there was a flurry of trading at the close of business el parqué se animó al cierre there was a flurry of activity when she arrived hubo mucho trajín cuando ella llegó 2.2 (agitated state) to be in a flurry ponerse* nervioso, aturullarse
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