furrier furrier  /ˈfɜ ri ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone whose occupation is making or repairing fur garments
  2. (adj) covered with a dense coat of fine silky hairs

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As a youth he was a furrier's apprentice, but in 1915 he joined the Novgorod Dragoons and won at least two Czarist decorations for bravery before he had read a line of Karl Marx.
  2. Gilles Mendel upends his family's Old World furrier traditions to attract a new generation.
  3. That's what makes them more than just cuter, furrier actors, says David Frankel, Marley Me's director.

News

  1. The Situation's Puppy Is So Cute, He Needed His Own Instagram Account [Photos]

    Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino cuddles his furry friend, Moses. By Natalie Gontcharova While MVP was the ultimate wingman trio on "Jersey Shore," Mike "The Situation" is trying out something new these days, recently trading in his boys, Vinny and Pauly, for a furrier lady killer: an adorable Golden Retriever puppy his sister gave him for his 30th [...]
    on June 21, 2013     Source: MTV

  2. Solving People Problems Makes Tech Fall Into Line + Open Source Attracts Talent | #velocityconf

    From the Velocity Conference in Santa Clara, John Furrier, theCUBE host, talked to Sascha Bates, DevOps Enthusiast and Automation Junky at Bratty Redhead about the trends in the industry. The Velocity Conference is not about the browser anymore, it’s about … Continue reading ?
    on June 21, 2013     Source: SiliconANGLE

  3. Code Is Everywhere from Browser to Mobile. Now To Track It All… | #velocityconf

    John Furrier and Dave Vellante, co-hosts of theCUBE’s flagship interview series, broadcast live from The Velocity Conference on Web Performance and Operations today. They were able to talk to Patrick Lightbody, Senior Director of Product Management with New Relic, a … Continue reading ?
    on June 20, 2013     Source: SiliconANGLE

Quotes

  1. "In DC we draw a wide variety in our crowds," Mould said. "It's older, mostly gay and a little furrier. The beautiful thing is that everyone comes for the music and everyone gets along, which is a rarity in the club scene, where everyone...
    on Sep 6, 2007 By: Bob Mould Source: PlanetOut

  2. "Only her fake furrier knows for sure. We stared at the picture and while it's true that faux furs like those made by Fabulous Furs are so 'real' you have to use a microscope to tell the difference, all that's important now is that she's saying it's...
    on Aug 20, 2008 By: Ingrid Newkirk Source: FOXNews

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