Definition of "fur" []

  • The thick coat of soft hair covering the skin of a mammal, such as a fox or beaver. (noun)
  • The hair-covered, dressed pelt of such a mammal, used in the making of garments and as trimming or decoration. (noun)
  • A garment made of or lined with the dressed pelt of a mammal. (noun)
  • A coating similar to the pelt of a mammal. (noun)
  • To cover, line, or trim with fur. (verb-transitive)
  • The dense coat of fine silky hairs on such mammals as the cat, seal, and mink (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The dressed skin of certain fur-bearing animals, with the hair left on (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A garment made of fur, such as a coat or stole (noun)
  • A pile fabric made in imitation of animal fur (noun)
  • A garment made from such a fabric (noun)
  • Any of various stylized representations of animal pelts or their tinctures, esp ermine or vair, used in coats of arms (noun)
  • A whitish coating of cellular debris on the tongue, caused by excessive smoking, an upset stomach, etc (noun)
  • A whitish-grey deposit consisting chiefly of calcium carbonate precipitated from hard water onto the insides of pipes, boilers, and kettles (noun)
  • To line or trim a garment, etc, with fur (verb)
  • To cover or become covered with a furlike lining or deposit (verb)
  • To clothe (a person) in a fur garment or garments (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "fur" in a sentence
  • "His fur must hide a lot. *makes mental note to grow fluffy fur*"
  • "November 13, 2008 at 11:02 am ai haz tew leeb yew fur awyle…………..fur teh commute hoam ai will czeching on yew layter!"
  • "I never had yet a piece of fur trimming on a coat, and you are in fur from the neck to the feet."