from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Full of or characterized by extreme anger; raging.
- adj. Suggestive of extreme anger in action or appearance; fierce. See Synonyms at angry.
- adj. Full of activity; energetic or rapid: the furious pace of the trading floor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Transported with passion or fury; raging; violent; as, a furious animal.
- adj. Rushing with impetuosity; moving with violence; as, a furious stream; a furious wind or storm.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Transported with passion or fury; raging; violent.
- adj. Rushing with impetuosity; moving with violence
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of fury; transported with passion; raging; violent: as, a furious animal.
- Mad; frenzied; insane.
- Marked by fury or impetuosity; impelled by or moving with violence; vehement; boisterous: as, a furious blow; a furious wind or storm.
- Synonyms Impetuous, flerce, frantic, tumultuous, turbulent, tempestuous, stormy, angry.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
- adj. marked by extreme anger
- adj. marked by extreme and violent energy
Middle English, from Old French furieus, from Latin furiōsus, from furia, fury; see fury.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)