from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A general commotion; public disorder or uproar.
- n. Violent anger; frenzy.
- n. A fashion adopted enthusiastically by the public; a fad.
- n. A state of intense excitement or ecstasy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A general uproar or commotion
- n. Violent anger or frenzy
- n. A state of intense excitement
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an interest followed with exaggerated zeal; a fad.
- n. a sudden outburst (as of protest).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Fury; rage; mania; specifically, an overpowering passion for or on account of something.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
- n. a sudden outburst (as of protest)
Middle English furour, wrath, fury, from Old French fureur, from Latin furor, from furere, to rage.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)