Definition of 'fur'
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And they were already parading round in fur coats! The Sun (2017)How about one with an extravagant winged fur collar, worn over a ballgown? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Shoppers are being duped into buying real animal fur when they think it is faux fur, according to a report. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Over it she has on an enormous army parka, lined with pink fur, which makes her look very small. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Instead he gave her a debit card, bought her a white fur coat and rented a flat for her in Kiev. The Sun (2017)The first task was to get into the suit, which costs around 800 and is made using the finest fake fur. The Sun (2016)From bombers to blazers and faux fur to denim, the new season is the perfect excuse to treat yourself to a new cover-up. The Sun (2016)It's a world away from the woman who once arrived at her own birthday party wearing just a bikini, fur coat and snorkel. The Sun (2016)There is no suggestion either firm knowingly passed off real fur as fake. The Sun (2015)This is a cheap method of production used for carpets and fur fabrics. Technology Basic Facts (1990)Stirrup pants and fur coats captured the moment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The fur coats he makes are wholly ethical. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They sat on white fur rugs and were given bunnies to pet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The top layer is covered in fur from countless canine companions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Why did no one tell me sooner how silky cat fur is? Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)Treat your facial fur like the hair on your head. The Sun (2015)Why ban seal skins and not fur? Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is very aquatic and covered in soft thick fur. Animals of the World (1993)Pet owners are posting photos online showing how they can wear real fur with added purr. The Sun (2015)Now there are more fur coats on the streets. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My goal is to make accidental fur standard in the fashion industry. The Sun (2016)At least she had the sense to wrap up in a white fake fur jacket. The Sun (2009)Just pick up a faux fur. The Sun (2012)Maybe they should invest in some warm winter coats and boots, with fur trim perhaps. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Season after season, fake fur becomes more realistic as technology improves. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They have been extensively hunted and used in the fur trade and are now rare or extinct in many parts of their range. Animals of the World (1993)Let's hope the report is used to trim the fur of the fattest cats. The Sun (2011)I like to use a hat that combines rabbit fur with fabric. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was an adorable puppy, all giant paws, and with the softest fur imaginable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We can't stop staring at his big blue eyes and silky grey fur - or his tweets! The Sun (2012)
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British English: fur /fɜː/ NOUN
Fur is the thick hair that grows on the bodies of many animals, such as rabbits and bears, and is sometimes used to make clothes or rugs.
...a black coat with a fur collar.
- American English: fur
- Arabic: فَرْو
- Brazilian Portuguese: pele de animal
- Chinese: 毛皮
- Croatian: krzno
- Czech: srst
- Danish: pels
- Dutch: vacht
- European Spanish: pelaje
- Finnish: turkki
- French: fourrure
- German: Pelz
- Greek: γούνα
- Italian: pelliccia
- Japanese: 毛皮
- Korean: 모피
- Norwegian: pels
- Polish: futro u zwierzęcia
- European Portuguese: pele de animal
- Romanian: blană
- Russian: мех
- Spanish: pelaje
- Swedish: päls
- Thai: ขนสัตว์
- Turkish: kürk
- Ukrainian: хутро
- Vietnamese: lông mao
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