from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of furor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. uproar; enthusiastic anger.
- n. excitement or commotion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Excitement; commotion; enthusiasm.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as furor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sudden outburst (as of protest)
- n. an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
The convicted racist and public funding parasite behind the furore is one Ruggie Johnson of The Monitoring Group North.
Create more of a divide between Scotland and England/Wales and the resultant furore is further evidence of the growing and tangible fractures.
After quoting this, Gary goes on to say how he thinks some of the furore is missing the point:
But still, the song’s power to invoke a furore is still there – not so long ago a school banned Imagine in case the students all decided to gang up and, um, imagine they didn’t have any stuff.
What has caused a bit more of a furore is the use of a sequence which is nearly identical to some well-known camcorder footage of the Twin Towers coming down: a skyscraper collapses, the wall of dust and debris shoots down the street, our characters take cover in a nearby store, and then emerge onto the dust-enshrouded street.
No, this isn't referring to the furore over the re-election of Sepp Blatter to the presidency of Fifa.
Carberry, recalling the furore that erupted when his colleague MP Judith David-Blair spoke about the President, questioned whether he was within line to quote what the President said in the LCDS before he read sections from the document.
The furore is another blow to the Jets, who were on the brink of collapse before
England under-21 boss Stuart Pearce has given his backing to under fire John Terry, calling the furore surrounding his private life a "witch hunt".
The entire Churchill team was offloaded in Mumbai due to the in-flight ruckus but Alemao insisted that the furore was the creation of the flight crew.