furore

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noun fu·rore \ˈfyu̇r-ˌȯr, -ər, especially British fyu̇-ˈrȯ-ri\

Definition of furore

  1. 1 :  furor 3

  2. 2 :  furor 4b

Examples of furore in a sentence

  1. <the store's going-out-of-business sale caused such a furore that security guards had to be called in to restore order>

  2. <baseball fans in a furore as the game stretched to 11 innings>

Origin and Etymology of furore

Italian, from Latin furor


First Known Use: 1790


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