HyperDic: flurry

English > 4 senses of the word flurry:
NOUNactflurry, bustle, hustle, ado, fuss, stira rapid active commotion
phenomenonflurry, snow flurrya light brief snowfall and gust of wind (or something resembling that)
VERBmotionflurrymove in an agitated or confused / confused / confused manner
emotionflurry, confuse, disconcert, put offcause to feel embarrassment
flurry > pronunciation
Soundsfler'iy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > flurry: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA rapid active commotion.
Synonymsbustle, hustle, ado, fuss, stir
Broadercommotion, din, ruction, ruckus, rumpus, tumultThe act of making a noisy disturbance
Spanishagitación, ajetreo, alboroto, bulla, bullicio, jaleo, movimiento, revuelo, ruido, tejemaneje, torbellino, tráfago, trajín
Catalanagitació, bullícia, bullit, desori, enrenou, moviment, tràfec
Verbsflurrymove in an agitated or confused / confused / confused manner
English > flurry: 4 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
MeaningA light brief snowfall and gust of wind (or something resembling that).
Example "there was a flurry of chicken feathers"
Synonymsnow flurry
Broadersnow, snowfallprecipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
Spanishráfaga de nieve, ráfaga
Catalanràfega de neu
English > flurry: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove in an agitated or confused / confused / confused manner.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Nounsflurrya rapid active commotion
English > flurry: 4 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningCause to feel embarrassment.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will flurry him; The good news will flurry her
Synonymsconfuse, disconcert, put off
Narrowerbothermake confused or perplexed or puzzled
distract, deflectDraw someone's attention away from something
flusterCause to be nervous or upset
Broaderembarrass, abashCause to be embarrassed
Similar toconfuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulateBe confusing / confusing or perplexing to
Spanishaturdir, confundir, consternar, conturbar, desconcertar, desorientar
Catalanatordir, confondre, desconcertar, desorientar, encegar, ofuscar, torbar

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