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Flurry

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun flurry:

bustlestirflurryfuss

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb flurry:

disconcertconfuse
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Definition of the noun flurry

What does flurry mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: flurries

  1. a rapid active commotion
  2. a light brief snowfall and gust of wind (or something resembling that)
    • example: there was a flurry of chicken feathers
    • lexical domain: Natural Phenomena - nouns denoting natural phenomena
    • synonym of flurry: snow flurry
    • more generic words: snow / snowfall = precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals

Alternative definition of the noun flurry

noun

  1. A brief snowfall.
  2. A shower of dust, leaves etc. brought on by a sudden gust of wind.
  3. Any sudden activity; a stir.
  4. A snack consisting of soft ice cream studded small pieces of fruit, cookie, etc.

Definition of the verb flurry

What does flurry mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: flurried

  1. move in an agitated or confused manner
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic word: move = move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
  2. cause to feel embarrassment
    • examples: The bad news will flurry him | The good news will flurry her
    • lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
    • synonyms of flurry: confuse / disconcert / put off
    • more generic words: abash / embarrass = cause to be embarrassed
    • more specific words:
      • fluster = cause to be nervous or upset
      • bother = make confused or perplexed or puzzled
      • distract / deflect = draw someone's attention away from something

Alternative definition of the verb flurry

verb

  1. [transitive] To agitate, bewilder, disconcert.
  2. [intransitive] To move or fall in a flurry.

Business

Flurry is a mobile analytics, monetization, and advertising company founded in 2005. The company develops and markets a platform for analyzing consumer interactions with mobile applications, solutions for marketers to advertise in-apps, as well as a service for applying monetization structures to mobile apps. Flurry analyzes 150 billion app sessions per month. The company's analytics platform tracks application sessions in iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, HTML5, and JavaME platforms. Flurry has raised a total of $65 million in funding since its founding and in March 2014 announced that it would partner Research Now to create a panel database on mobile users.

Group

Flurry is a musical group.

  • album: "No Rules"

Music

  1. "Flurry" is a musical album of Nordic Connect.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  2. "Flurry" is a composition.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Flurry

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Google previewPrinciples of Marketing (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Flurry is a mobile analytics, monetization, and advertising company founded in 2005. The company develops and markets a platform for analyzing consumer interactions with mobile applications, ...

Google previewD,E,F Versability (2015)

by Roger Maderia

A flurry is a sudden burst of snow. Fog is a cloud at ground level. It may harm visibility when you go. A flan is a topped custard dessert. Fixings are accompaniments for a dish. A fetish is an object of obsession. It's something for which one ...

Google previewMarquette University 2012 (2011)

by Jordan Abudayyeh, Jennifer Singer

Winter Flurry: Winter Flurry is a culmination of exciting events put together during the first week of classes after winter break. Women's Wellness Week: The residents of Cobeen are offered a variety of focused programs and presentations ...

Google previewMastering Blues Keyboard (1992)

by Merrill Clark

A flurry is a group of fast notes that makes the audience think, "Wow, this person can play!" The three-note permutations from example 23 are put through the blues scale, but the root rises chromatically on each group of three! If this makes your ...

Google previewWinsome Whelp (2014)

by Marie Carnegie

A flurry is a state of fear. Flurried is anxious. Flurried is anxious and harried. A flurry is apother, an uproar. Consternation isangst. Funk isterror. The Rockstrom's incurred funk. To funk is toavoid in terror. Florence Percival Freeman funks Jewish ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms... (1898)

With an Appendix Embracing a Dictionary of Briticisms, Americanisms, Colloquial Phrases, Etc. ... by Bp. Samuel Fallows

Flurry. v. Syn. Agitate, excite, worry, ruffle, fluster. Ant . Soothe, compose, quiet, calm, mesmerize. Flurry n. [See Verr). Fluster [See Flurry].

Google previewA Dictionary of Business and Management (2009)

by Jonathan Law

flurry. A burst of activity on a speculative market, especially on a financial market. flying.

Google previewThe American Heritage Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2003)

by American Heritage Dictionary

flurry. 04 bout, ilap, iuss, gust, stir 05 blast, burst, hurry, spell, spurt, upset, whid 06 bothec bustle, hassle, hubbub,

ilap, tizz 05 panic, state, tizzy, upset 06 bothec bustle, dithec flurry, put oti, rattle, rutile 07 agitate, coniuse, disturb, perturb, ...

Google previewDictionary of the Efïk Language, in Two Parts (1862)

I. Efïk and English, II. English and Efïk by Hugh Goldie

A flurry ; a ...

Google previewDictionary of the Efïk language, (1874)

in two parts. I.- Efïk and English. II.- English and Efïk

A flurry ; a pother ; a hurry or bustle 'Nyek" ...

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Quotes about Flurry

There was an old lady from Surrey,
Always dashing around in a flurry,
'Til she fell in the street
Breaking both of her feet
She won't do it again in a hurry.

(Written Feb/March 1995) (John Carter Brown)
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Scrabble value of F4L1U1R1R1Y4

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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