Furry



[fur-ee] /ˈfɜr i/

adjective, furrier, furriest.
1.
consisting of or resembling :
a deep, furry rug in front of the fireplace; the furry undergrowth of the forest.
2.
covered with ; wearing :
Many furry animals are in danger of becoming extinct.
3.
obstructed or coated as if with :
a furry voice; a furry tongue.
4.
Slang. terrifying; hair-raising.
/ˈfɜːrɪ/
adjective -rier, -riest
1.
covered with fur or something furlike
2.
of, relating to, or resembling fur
3.
another word for furred (sense 5)
4.
Also furred. (of the tongue) coated with whitish cellular debris
adj.

1670s, from fur + -y (2). As a noun, in reference to “anthropomorphic animal characters with human personalities,” by 1996. Related: Furriness.

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