flurry

flurry
Synonyms and related words:
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, blustering, 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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  • Flurry — Flur ry, n.; pl. {Flurries}. [Prov. E. flur to ruffle.] 1. A sudden and brief blast or gust; a light, temporary breeze; as, a flurry of wind. [1913 Webster] 2. A light shower or snowfall accompanied with wind. [1913 Webster] Like a flurry of snow …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flurry — may refer to:* , a sudden shower or snowfall with a gust of wind * Flurry, a Mac OS X screensaver * Flurry, a Super Mario series enemy character …   Wikipedia

  • flurry — n bustle, fuss, ado, *stir, pother Analogous words: perturbation, agitation, disturbance, discomposure (see corresponding verbs at DISCOMPOSE): *haste, hurry flurry vb fluster, agitate, perturb, disturb, *discompose, disquiet Analogous words:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • flurry — [n] commotion, burst ado, agitation, brouhaha, bustle, confusion, disturbance, excitement, ferment, flap*, flaw, fluster, flutter, furor, fuss, gust, haste, hurry, outbreak, pother, spell, spurt, squall, stir*, to do, tumult, turbulence, turmoil …   New thesaurus

  • Flurry — Flur ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flurried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flurrying}.] To put in a state of agitation; to excite or alarm. H. Swinburne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flurry — index confuse (bewilder), dispatch (promptness), haste, outburst, perturb Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Flurry — m Irish: variant of FLORRY (SEE Florry) …   First names dictionary

  • flurry — snow squall 1828, Amer.Eng., with earlier senses of commotion, etc., dating to 1680s; perhaps onomatopoeic, or else from 17c. flurr to scatter, fly with a whirring noise, perhaps from M.E. flouren to sprinkle, as with flour (late 14c.). As a verb …   Etymology dictionary

  • flurry — ► NOUN (pl. flurries) 1) a small swirling mass of snow, leaves, etc. moved by a sudden gust of wind. 2) a sudden short spell of commotion or excitement. 3) a number of things arriving suddenly and simultaneously. ► VERB (flurries, flurried) ▪ …   English terms dictionary

  • flurry — [flʉr′ē] n. pl. flurries [< obs. flurr, to scatter (? echoic), prob. after HURRY ] ☆ 1. a sudden, brief rush of wind; gust ☆ 2. a gust of rain or snow 3. a sudden confusion or commotion ☆ 4. a brief fluctuation in stock market prices or… …   English World dictionary

  • flurry — noun 1 small amount of rain/snow ADJECTIVE ▪ snow PHRASES ▪ a flurry of snow 2 short sudden burst of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, sudden …   Collocations dictionary

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