Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of furry.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Abbreviation of "no wuckin 'furries" which is a less vulgar derivative of "no fuckin 'worries".

    Sonos

  • The 44-year-old unemployed computer technician regularly dons a shredded-paper dog costume to attend conventions of other "furries" - people who enjoy giving animals human characteristics.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • And finally, it isn't just the Fourth of July weekend in Pittsburgh, it's furry fest where so-called furries, people who basically dress up in animal costumes get together for workshops, panel discussions and, of course, there will be vendors.

    CNN Transcript Jul 3, 2009

  • I will also note that the fear of humanoid animals (if indeed they are humanoid) might have something to do with the growth in the "furries" community; some people (such as me) find the furries culture a bit weird and so anything resembling this might be off-putting, even when this resemblance in unintentional.

    Take Four Lefts, and Then Ask Someone Else for Directions

  • It's almost enough to make you wonder if these "furries" are anything more than a bunch of weirdos.

    Why Palin's Bailin'

  • Our Tuesday item on Troy Whitson, a member of the "furries" subculture who was convicted of unnatural acts with a dog, prompted a reply, signed "Ferris the Fox," from someone who says he is part of this subculture.

    Torture in America's Schools

  • "It took me months and months to gain their trust," says Mr. Gayeton of his efforts to penetrate some wary in-world subcultures, such as the "furries," residents who adopt animal traits.

    Online: My So-Called Second Life

  • Here, a number of "furries" — people whose interest in animal characters goes further than an appreciation of The Lion King — are gathering together.

    Pleasures of the Fur

  • Welcome to the world of "furries": the thousands of Americans who've gotten in touch with their inner raccoon, or wolf, or fox.

    Pleasures of the Fur

  • Fans of "furries," anthropomorphic animals Pounced.org;

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • furries, n.

    The Guardian, 4 February 2016:

    Furry fandom is unique among fan cultures in that we are not consumers, but rather creators,” Kage explains. “Star Trek fans are chasing someone else’s dream. Furries create our own fandom.“

    February 29, 2016