Pronunciation: (flûr'ē, flur'ē), [key]
— n., pl. v., -ries, -ried, -ry•ing.
- a light, brief shower of snow.
- sudden commotion, excitement, or confusion; nervous hurry: There was a flurry of activity before the guests arrived.
- a brief rise or fall in prices.
- a brief, unusually heavy period of trading.
- a sudden gust of wind.
- to put (a person) into a flurry; confuse; fluster.
- (of snow) to fall or be blown in a flurry.
- to move in an excited or agitated manner.
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