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1. fur

noun. ['ˈfɝː'] the dressed hairy coat of a mammal.

Synonyms

  • lambskin
  • beaver fur
  • astrakhan
  • leopard
  • beaver
  • mink
  • muskrat
  • pelt
  • squirrel
  • bearskin
  • raccoon
  • seal
  • rabbit
  • chinchilla
  • muskrat fur
  • otter
  • sealskin
  • sable
  • lapin
  • ermine
  • animal skin

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • undergarment
  • undress
  • overgarment

Etymology

  • furren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • furrer (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Fur

  • entrepreneur
  • restauranteur
  • restaurateur
  • transfer
  • saboteur
  • redifer
  • francoeur
  • connoisseur
  • reoccur
  • ramseur
  • prefer
  • monsieur
  • lefleur
  • lafleur
  • defleur
  • credeur
  • confer
  • concur
  • refer
  • recur
  • oclair
  • o'clair
  • mcgirr
  • mccur
  • liqueur
  • inter
  • infer
  • incur
  • esquer
  • deter

Sentences with fur


1. Noun, singular or mass
Kouprey have dark brown or black fur and are roughly the same size as bantengs.

2. Noun, plural
So-called fluffy corgis have longer feathered fur that gives them an overall fluffy appearance.

Quotes about fur


1. A telkhine was hunched over a console, but he was so involved with his work, he didn't notice us. He was about five feet tall, with slick black seal fur and stubby little feet. He had the head of a Doberman, but his clawed hands were almost human. He growled and muttered as he tapped on his keyboard. Maybe he was messaging his friends on uglyface.com.
- Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

2. I could still smell her on my fur. It clung to me, a memory of another world.I was drunk with it, with the scent of her. I'd got too close.The smell of summer on her skin, the half-recalled cadence of her voice, the sensation of her fingers on my fur. Every bit of me sang with the memory of her closeness.Too close.I couldn't stay away.
- Maggie Stiefvater, Shiver

3. Let’s get romantic and head to bed and make meatloaf all night long. I’ll wear my Ben Bernanke beard, because it fits me like a fur coat.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. fur-piece

noun. a neckpiece made of fur.

3. fur-bearing

adjective. of animals having fur (especially of commercial quality).

Antonyms

  • unfruitful

4. fur

noun. ['ˈfɝː'] dense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals (e.g., cat or seal or weasel).

Synonyms

  • coat
  • pelage
  • underfur
  • undercoat

Antonyms

  • idle
  • defend
  • open
  • unseal

Etymology

  • furren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • furrer (Anglo-Norman)

5. fur

noun. ['ˈfɝː'] a garment made of the dressed hairy coat of a mammal.

Antonyms

  • white

Etymology

  • furren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • furrer (Anglo-Norman)
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