Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “furor”

furor

noun [U]    /ˈfjʊr·ɔr, -oʊr, -ər/
a sudden expression of excitement or anger by a lot of people, esp. in reaction to something: The research results created a furor in the medical press.
(Definition of furor noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of furor

Word of the Day

exercise

physical activity that you do to make your body strong and healthy

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More