Definition of furry in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfərē/

adjective (furrier, furriest)

1Covered with fur: furry creatures in fields
More example sentences
  • They stand aghast that a person can devote so much of their busy life to quiet conversations with these furry friends.
  • You need them spaced at intervals of about 2m, with the baited ends placed across the routes used by your furry friends.
  • It delivers 7,000 furry friends to seven hospitals in the area each year.
covered with fur, hairy, downy, fleecy, soft, fluffy, fuzzy, woolly
1.1Having a soft surface like fur: it has soft and furry apple-green leaves
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  • It was made of a soft furry material, creamish white. Oh how she had admired that bag!
  • When I stoop to feel the texture of a small furry leaf, she quickly tells me not to touch the plants.
  • That makes this leaf eater with its furry feet one of the rarest animals in the world.



Pronunciation: /ˈfərēnis/
Example sentences
  • Now there were dried cat-tails standing on both sides of the trail, most of their brown furriness still clinging tightly to the top couple inches of stalk.
  • After years of hair-loathing, my furriness was no longer offensive to me.
  • Imagine my frustration when my strong urge to be one with the boys was thwarted by my furriness!

Words that rhyme with furry

blurry, firry

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Syllabification: fur·ry

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