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[fur-ee] /ˈfɜr i/

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

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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