[fyoo r-awr, -er] /ˈfyʊər ɔr, -ər/
a general outburst of enthusiasm, excitement, controversy, or the like.
a prevailing fad, mania, or craze.
fury; rage; madness.
a public outburst, esp of protest; uproar
a sudden widespread enthusiasm for something; craze
frenzy; rage; madness
1790, Italian form of furor, borrowed originally in the sense “enthusiastic, popular admiration;” it later descended to mean the same thing as furor and lost its usefulness.
late 15c., from Middle French fureur, from Latin furor “a ravaging, rage, madness, passion;” related to furia “rage, passion, fury” (see fury).
- Furor epilepticus
furor epilepticus fu·ror ep·i·lep·ti·cus (fyur’ôr’ ěp’ə-lěp’tĭ-kəs, fyur’ər) n. The sudden unprovoked attacks of intense anger and violence to which individuals with psychomotor epilepsy are occasionally subject.
furosemide fu·ro·se·mide (fyu-rō’sə-mīd’) n. A white to yellow crystalline powder used as a diuretic.
[fur-fee] /ˈfɜr fi/ noun, plural furphies. Australian. 1. a false report; rumor. /ˈfɜːfɪ/ noun (pl) -phies 1. (Austral, slang) a rumour or fictitious story /ˈfɜːfɪ/ noun 1. Joseph, pen name Tom Collins. 1843–1912, Australian author. His works include the classic Australian novel Such is Life (1903) and The Buln-Buln and the Brolga (1948)
- Fur pie