NounFlurry (plural flurries)
- A brief snowfall.
- A shower of dust, leaves etc. brought on by a sudden gust of wind.
- Any sudden activity; a stir.
- The day before the wedding was a flurry of preparations.
- A snack consisting of soft ice cream studded small pieces of fruit, cookie, etc.
- Does your "Forbidden Foods" list include banana splits, ice cream sundaes, slurpies, popsicles, frozen yogurts, milk shakes, and ice cream flurries? These foods taste great but have a reputation for being bad for your health.
- 2002, Tampa Bay Magazine (volume 17, number 3, May-June 2002, page 235)
- (transitive) To agitate, bewilder, disconcert.
- 1897, Henry James, What Maisie Knew:
- She was flurried by the term with which he had qualified her gentle friend, but she took the occasion for one to which she must in every manner lend herself.
- 1897, Henry James, What Maisie Knew:
- (intransitive) To move or fall in a flurry.
Adjectives for Flurry
snow; undeniable; smiling; spiteful; abortive; pin-wheel; angry; early; small; chaotic; late; last-minute; final; media; desperate; localized; snowstorm-like; strong; little; sudden; initial; brief (the project encouraged a brief flurry of other companies to offer similar products); dramatic; concentrated; occasional; vicious (overwhelming him with a vicious flurry of hooks in the 8th round).
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Antonyms for Flurry
Scotch mist, activity, addle, addle the wits, ado, agitate, agitation, air speed, asking price, avalanche, ball up, bearish prices, beat, beat up, becloud, bedazzle, befuddle, befuddlement, bewilder, bewilderment, bid price, blast, blizzard, blood rain, blow, bluff, bluster, bluster and bluff, blusteoverwhelming him with a vicious flurry of hooks in the 8thring, boastfulness, bobbery, boil, boiling, book value, bother, botheration, bravado, brouhaha, bug, bullish prices, bullying, burst, bustle, call price, celerity, chaos, churn, churn up, closing price, cloud, commotion, confuse, confusion, conturbation, convulse, crystal, dash, daze, dazzle, decline, disarrange, discombobulate, discombobulation, discomfit, discomfiture, discompose, discomposure, disconcert, disconcertion, disorder, disorganization, disorganize, disorient, disorientation, dispatch, disquiet, disquietude, distract, disturb, disturbance, drive, driven snow, drizzle, ebullience, ebullition, eddy, effervescence, electrify, embarrassment, embroilment, entangle, evening mist, excite, excitement, expedition, face value, fall, fanfaronade, fastness, feery-fary, ferment, fermentation, fever, feverishness, fidgetiness, fidgets, fit, fixed price, flake, flap, flash price, flaw, flight, flit, flummox, fluster, flutter, flutteration, flutteriness, fog, foment, frenzy, fret, fuddle, fuddlement, fume, furore, fuss, fussiness, galvanize, gout of rain, granular snow, ground speed, gust, haste, haze, hectoring, helter-skelter, high, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly-burly, hurry, hurry-scurry, hustle, igloo, inquietude, instantaneousness, intimidation, issue par, issue price, jar, jitters, jolt, jumble, jumpiness, knots, lightning speed, low, maelstrom, malaise, mantle of snow, market price, market value, maze, mess, miles per hour, mist, misty rain, mix up, mizzle, mogul, moider, moil, moisture, muddle, muddlement, nerviness, nervosity, nervousness, nominal value, offering price, opening price, outburst, paddle, par, par value, parity, patter, pell-mell, perplex, perplexity, perturb, perturbate, perturbation, pitter-patter, pother, precipitation, price, promptitude, promptness, provoke, pucker, put out, put price, quicken, quickness, quotation, quoted price, race, rain, raindrop, rainfall, rainwater, raise hell, rally, rant, rapidity, rattle, restlessness, rile, ripple, rock, rodomontade, roil, roughen, round pace, rout, row, rpm, ruffle, rumple, rush, scamper, scramble, scud, scurry, scuttle, seethe, seething, settling price, shake, shake up, sheet of rain, shock, shower, shuffle, side, slosh, slush, snappiness, snow, snow banner, snow bed, snow blanket, snow blast, snow fence, snow flurry, snow roller, snow slush, snow squall, snow wreath, snow-crystal, snowball, snowbank, snowbridge, snowcap, snowdrift, snowfall, snowfield, snowflake, snowland, snowman, snowscape, snowshed, snowslide, snowslip, snowstorm, spasm, speed, speediness, splatter, splutter, sprinkle, spurt, sputter, stagger, stated value, stew, stimulate, stir, stir up, swagger, swashbucklery, sweat, swift rate, swiftness, swings, swirl, swirling, swivet, throw into confusion, tizzy, to-do, trepidation, trepidity, trouble, tumult, tumultuation, turbidity, turbulence, turmoil, twitter, unease, unfrozen hydrometeor, unhinge, unquiet, unrest, unsettle, unsettlement, uproar, upset, velocity, vortex, wet, wet snow, whip, whip up, whirl, whirlpool, whirlwind, whisk, wind gust, work up, yeastiness
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