furry

[fur-ee]
adjective, furrier, furriest.
1.
consisting of or resembling fur: a deep, furry rug in front of the fireplace; the furry undergrowth of the forest.
2.
covered with fur; wearing fur: Many furry animals are in danger of becoming extinct.
3.
obstructed or coated as if with fur: a furry voice; a furry tongue.
4.
Slang. terrifying; hair-raising.

Origin:
1590–1600; fur + -y1

furrily, adverb
furriness, noun
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furry (ˈfɜːrɪ)
 
adj , -rier, -riest
1.  covered with fur or something furlike
2.  of, relating to, or resembling fur
3.  another word for furred
4.  Also: furred (of the tongue) coated with whitish cellular debris
 
'furrily
 
adv
 
'furriness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

furry
1670s, from fur + -y (2). As a noun, in reference to anthropomorphic animal characters with human personalities, by 1996. Related: Furriness.
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Example sentences
Moisture-conserving thick, typically furry or hairy leaves are lance-shaped.
Hairy tongue is a harmless condition in which the tongue looks hairy or furry.
Kirk's dedicated attempt to keep those furry monsters off our sunflowers.
Not from humans but from our furry four legged neighbors.
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