- 1[usually singular] an occasion when there is a lot of activity, interest, excitement, etc. within a short period of time a sudden flurry of activity Her arrival caused a flurry of excitement. Aflurry of shots rang out in the darkness.
- 2 a small amount of snow that falls for a short time and then stops snow flurries
- 3a sudden short movement of paper or cloth, especially clothes The ladies departed in a flurry of silks and satins.