What does flurry mean?

Definitions for flurry
ˈflɜr i, ˈflʌr iflur·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir(noun)

    a rapid active commotion

  2. flurry, snow flurry(verb)

    a light brief snowfall and gust of wind (or something resembling that)

    "he had to close the window against the flurries"; "there was a flurry of chicken feathers"

  3. flurry(verb)

    move in an agitated or confused manner

  4. confuse, flurry, disconcert, put off(verb)

    cause to feel embarrassment

    "The constant attention of the young man confused her"


  1. flurry(Noun)

    A brief snowfall.

  2. flurry(Noun)

    A shower of dust, leaves etc. brought on by a sudden gust of wind.

  3. flurry(Noun)

    Any sudden activity; a stir.

    The day before the wedding was a flurry of preparations.

  4. flurry(Noun)

    A snack consisting of soft ice cream studded small pieces of fruit, cookie, etc.

  5. flurry(Verb)

    To agitate, bewilder, disconcert.

  6. flurry(Verb)

    To move or fall in a flurry.

  7. Origin: Probably onomatopoeic.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flurry(noun)

    a sudden and brief blast or gust; a light, temporary breeze; as, a flurry of wind

  2. Flurry(noun)

    a light shower or snowfall accompanied with wind

  3. Flurry(noun)

    violent agitation; commotion; bustle; hurry

  4. Flurry(noun)

    the violent spasms of a dying whale

  5. Flurry(verb)

    to put in a state of agitation; to excite or alarm

  6. Origin: [Prov. E. flur to ruffle.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Flurry

    flur′i, n. a sudden blast or gust: agitation: bustle: the death-agony of the whale: a fluttering assemblage of things, as snowflakes.—v.t. to agitate, to confuse:—pr.p. flurr′ying; pa.p. flurr′ied.v.t. Flurr, to scatter.—v.i. to fly up. [Prob. onomatopœic, suggested by flaw, hurry, &c.]


  1. Flurry

    Flurry is optimizing mobile experiences for people everywhere. Flurry's market-leading analytics software is in over 400,000 smartphone and tablet apps on over 1.2 billion devices worldwide, giving the company the deepest understanding of mobile consumer behavior. Flurry has turned this insight into accelerated revenue and growth opportunities for app developers, and more effective ways for brands and marketers to engage their audiences on mobile devices. Flurry has raised over $50 million in venture funding and has offices in San Francisco, New York, London, Chicago and Mumbai.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. flurry

    The convulsive movements of a dying whale. Also, a light breeze of wind shifting to different points, and causing a little ruffling on the sea. Also, hurry and confusion.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flurry in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flurry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of flurry in a Sentence

  1. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx:

    There were a flurry of concerns raised in the wake of the accident in Philadelphia.

  2. Kellyanne Conway:

    You see this flurry of activity by a tough President Obama as he exits the office, you can’t put daylight between the US and Israel.

  3. Eduardo Miras:

    Some companies are being forced to sell, opportunistic buyers and strategic players with a long-term view find themselves with a flurry of good Brazilian assets.

  4. Philipp Hildebrand:

    It is time we let this process play out and crucially regulators also need a time out to assess the impact of all the flurry of measures adopted since the great financial crisis.

  5. Philomena Mariani:

    The classic New York skyline has changed dramatically since Weegee's day, and the flurry of often mundane building construction over the last decades has obscured many of New York's iconic skyscrapers.

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  • вихрушка, поривBulgarian
  • SchneefallGerman
  • frenesí, ráfagaSpanish
  • tuisku, mylläkkä, hullunmylly, pyörreFinnish
  • tormenta, folata, innervosire, agitazioneItalian
  • opwelling, wervelen, bewegen, sneeuwbui, oproeren, wervelingDutch
  • lufada, nevezinhaPortuguese
  • freamătRomanian
  • будоражить, взбудоражить, суета, суматоха, снегопад, шквал, листопад, суетитьсяRussian
  • snöby, virrvarrSwedish

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