Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “flurry”

See all translations

flurry

noun uk   /ˈflʌr.i/ us    /ˈflɝː-/

flurry noun (SNOW)

[C] a sudden light fall of snow, blown in different directions by the wind: We might see a snow flurry or two tonight.

flurry noun (ACTIVITY)

[C usually singular] a sudden, short period of activity, excitement, or interest: The prince's words on marriage have prompted a flurry of speculation in the press this week. a flurry of activity
Translations of “flurry”
in Spanish ráfaga, nerviosismo, agitación…
in French rafale, émoi…
in German der (Wind)Stoß, die Aufregung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雪, 小陣雪…
in Russian шквал, суматоха, снегопад…
in Turkish telaş, dalga, debdebe…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雪, 小阵雪…
in Polish przypływ, seria, śnieżyca…
(Definition of flurry from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of flurry?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “flurry” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

shampoo

a liquid used for washing hair, or for washing particular objects or materials

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More