noun, plural flurries.
1. a light, brief shower of snow.
2. sudden commotion, excitement, or confusion; nervous hurry: There was a flurry of activity before the guests arrived.
3 .Stock Exchange.
verb (used with object), flurried, flurrying
.5.to put (a person) into a flurry; confuse; fluster.
verb (used without object), flurried, flurrying.
6.(of snow) to fall or be blown in a flurry.
7.to move in an excited or agitated manner.
1680-90, Americanism; blend of flutter and hurry
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