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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)

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.

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."