Definition of furor noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

furor

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈfyʊrɔr//
 
, NAmE//ˈfyʊrər//
 
[singular]
 
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great anger or excitement shown by a number of people, usually caused by a public event furor (among somebody) His novel about Jesus caused a furor among Christians. furor (about/over something) the recent furor over tax increases synonym uproar