[fur-fee] /ˈfɜr fi/
noun, plural furphies. Australian.
a false report; rumor.
noun (pl) -phies
(Austral, slang) a rumour or fictitious story
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
[furd] /fɜrd/ adjective 1. having . 2. made with or of , as garments. 3. clad in or , as persons: elegantly furred in chinchilla. 4. coated with matter, as the tongue. [fur] /fɜr/ noun 1. the fine, soft, thick, hairy coat of the skin of a mammal. 2. the skin of certain animals, as […]
jargon Written-only rot13 “Sheesh!”. “furrfu” evolved in mid-1992 as a response to postings repeating urban myths on newsgroup news:alt.folklore.urban, after some posters complained that “Sheesh!” as a response to newbies was being overused. (1995-10-25)
[fur-ee-er] /ˈfɜr i ər/ noun 1. a person who buys and sells furs, or one who makes, repairs, or cleans furs and fur garments; a fur dealer or fur dresser. [fur-ee-er] /ˈfɜr i ər/ adjective 1. comparative of . [fur-ee] /ˈfɜr i/ adjective, furrier, furriest. 1. consisting of or resembling : a deep, furry rug […]