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Synonyms for flurry
ˈflɜr i, ˈflʌr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bustle, hustle, flurry, ado, fuss, stir(noun)

    a rapid active commotion

    Synonyms:
    confidence game, bunco, snow flurry, tizzy, dither, bickering, hustle, squabble, flap, bicker, bunko, confidence trick, spat, tiff, hassle, stir, bunko game, con game, gyp, ado, fuss, pettifoggery, pother, bustle, bunco game, trouble, con, sting, splash, flimflam, bother

  2. flurry, snow flurry(verb)

    a light brief snowfall and gust of wind (or something resembling that)

    "he had to close the window against the flurries"; "there was a flurry of chicken feathers"

    Synonyms:
    ado, hustle, snow flurry, fuss, stir, bustle

  3. flurry(verb)

    move in an agitated or confused manner

    Synonyms:
    put off, disconcert, confuse

  4. confuse, flurry, disconcert, put off(verb)

    cause to feel embarrassment

    "The constant attention of the young man confused her"

    Synonyms:
    fuddle, put over, confound, befuddle, set back, fox, turn off, confuse, sidestep, blur, jumble, dishearten, circumvent, discomfit, mix up, defer, parry, dodge, remit, elude, duck, skirt, obscure, prorogue, hedge, throw, put off, evade, discompose, table, upset, postpone, shelve, untune, hold over, disconcert, discombobulate, fudge, bedevil, obnubilate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. flurry(v)

    Synonyms:
    agitate, excite, worry, ruffle, fluster

    Antonyms:
    soothe, compose, quiet, calm, mesmerize

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. flurry(n.)

    Synonyms:
    flaw, squall, gust of wind

  2. flurry(n.)

    Synonyms:
    agitation, hurry, bustle, confusion, commotion, perturbation, disturbance, flutter, ruffle, hurry-skurry

  3. flurry(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    excite, confuse, disconcert, disturb, agitate, fluster, hurry

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. flurry(n)

    Synonyms:
    squall, breeze, wind, agitation, excitement, commotion

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flurry":

    frenzy, overcast, vorticity, vortex, barrage, whirlwind

How to pronounce flurry?

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How to use flurry in a sentence?

  1. Eduardo Miras:

    Some companies are being forced to sell, opportunistic buyers and strategic players with a long-term view find themselves with a flurry of good Brazilian assets.

  2. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx:

    There were a flurry of concerns raised in the wake of the accident in Philadelphia.

  3. Steve Vladeck:

    We saw earlier this year that, even though four of the current justices are ready to take up a number of Second Amendment cases, they weren't sure if they had a fifth vote on the merits -- because they weren't sure about the chief justice, it seems likely that the confirmation of Judge Barrett would remove that uncertainty and open the pipeline to a flurry of Second Amendment cases, perhaps ranging from the constitutionality of criminal felon-in-possession statutes to large-capacity magazine bans.

  4. Fred Zelinger:

    There has been a flurry of research in the last five years that says that rewards for grades actually reduce motivation, i don’t believe in the carrot-and-stick mentality. If you do celebrate the grades, a spontaneous activity that offers quality time together is the best, rather than a gift or money.

  5. Kellyanne Conway:

    You see this flurry of activity by a tough President Obama as he exits the office, you can’t put daylight between the US and Israel.


Translations for flurry

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • вихрушка, поривBulgarian
  • SchneefallGerman
  • frenesí, ráfagaSpanish
  • tuisku, mylläkkä, hullunmylly, pyörreFinnish
  • tormenta, folata, innervosire, agitazioneItalian
  • opwelling, wervelen, bewegen, sneeuwbui, oproeren, wervelingDutch
  • lufada, nevezinhaPortuguese
  • freamătRomanian
  • будоражить, взбудоражить, суета, суматоха, снегопад, шквал, листопад, суетитьсяRussian
  • snöby, virrvarrSwedish
  • telaşTurkish
  • метушняUkrainian

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