Meaning of “fury” in the English Dictionary

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"fury" in British English

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furynoun [ S or U ]

uk /ˈfjʊə.ri/ us /ˈfjʊr.i/

C2 extreme anger:

He could hardly contain his fury.
She flew into a fury at the suggestion.

More examples

  • He was apoplectic with fury.
  • He was blind with fury.
  • The fury of the crowd was directed towards the police.
  • The mountaineers had to face the full fury of the elements.
  • His face was contorted with fury.


(Definition of “fury” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fury" in American English

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furynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈfjʊər·i/

extreme anger or force:

[ U ] The battle raged with mounting fury.

(Definition of “fury” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)