Etymology
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flurry (n.)

"snow squall" 1828, American English; earlier with a sense of "commotion, state of perturbed action" (1710), "a gust, a squall" (1690s); perhaps imitative, or else from 17c. flurr "to scatter, fly with a whirring noise," which is perhaps from Middle English flouren "to sprinkle, as with flour" (late 14c.).

flurry (v.)

1757, "produce agitation of feeling in, confuse by excitement," from flurry (n.). From 1883 of snow. Related: Flurried; flurries; flurrying.

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Definitions of flurry
1
flurry (v.)
move in an agitated or confused manner;
flurry (v.)
cause to feel embarrassment;
Synonyms: confuse / disconcert / put off
2
flurry (n.)
a rapid active commotion;
Synonyms: bustle / hustle / ado / fuss / stir
flurry (n.)
a light brief snowfall and gust of wind (or something resembling that);
there was a flurry of chicken feathers
Synonyms: snow flurry
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