furore furore

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
  2. (n) a sudden outburst (as of protest)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He will replace Michael Martin, who stepped down after nine years in the job amid the furore over MPs' expenses.
  2. But there are other reasons women keep working and in all the furore over Dati, the possibility that she may have wanted to get back to work has been discounted altogether.
  3. As newsorgans throughout the world denounced Der Reichsfhrer, wiseacres predicted that the furore would cause him to pardon somebody.

News

  1. Campaign to draft Evanna Lynch as Kate in Twilight!

    This is the first day of my official campaign to team up "Harry Potter" star Evanna Lynch with "Twilight's" Robert Pattinson. Evanna has become one of the most talked-about movie stars in the world after causing a furore over her recent comments about "Twilight."
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  2. Serena aims to let her racket do the talking

    LONDON (Reuters) - Serena Williams will want to banish thoughts of her weekend spat with Maria Sharapova and let her racket do the talking when she opens the defence of her Wimbledon crown against Luxembourg's Mandy Minella on Tuesday. The American's pursuit of a 17th grand slam title has been overshadowed due to the furore caused by a controversial interview she gave to an American magazine ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Tennis-Serena aims to let her racket do the talking

    LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) - Serena Williams will want to banish thoughts of her weekend spat with Maria Sharapova and let her racket do the talking when she opens the defence of her Wimbledon crown against Luxembourg's Mandy Minella on Tuesday. The American's pursuit of a 17th grand slam title has been overshadowed due to the furore caused by a controversial interview she gave to an American ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "When he came out with that stuff it created a furore and rightly so, the year after the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery," Ferguson added.
    on Oct 28, 2008 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Reuters UK

  2. And Mr Griffin told The Times: "I thank the political class and their allies for being so stupid. The huge furore that the political class has created around it clearly gives us a whoile new level of public recognition."
    on Oct 21, 2009 By: Nick Griffin Source: BBC News

  3. "It's brilliant, I can't understand the furore it has caused," Swann said. "It got 16,000 people leaving the ground talking about it. It's a freak of nature how he can do it. Those hits didn't just dribble over the line, they cleared it by a...
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Graeme Swann Source: International Herald Tribune

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