Definition of flurried in English:

flurried

adjective

  • Agitated, nervous, or anxious.

    ‘Jack was never flurried’
    • ‘Two elderly unmarried ladies were sitting on the front porch of their country house convincing each other they had made the right choice in life, when a rooster chased a flurried hen past them.’
    • ‘Behind us, Pat began warming himself up on his drum kit, executing a quick succession of flurried beats.’
    • ‘Well Scanlon was in the act of dismounting when the first shot was fired at Kennedy, and Scanlon became, well, flurried, and fell to his knees.’
    • ‘Her attentive entourage lifted her aloft, further emphasizing her height, and whirled about her in a flurried frenzy.’
    • ‘His pose is very graceful, he is safe and reliable in gathering a faulty throw, he never gets flurried, and he does not appeal to that dignified gentleman in the white robe.’
    • ‘The show grounds were a bustle of activity, horses, riders, spectators, staff members, trainers, worried parents and other people, running around in a flurried way.’
    • ‘If you're used to the pace of AFL or rugby union, then watching gridiron is like chess with helmets - lots of waiting around for five seconds of flurried activity.’
    • ‘The pounding on the door smashed him out of his flurried thoughts and he hurried to it, flinging it open.’
    • ‘Kevin held her hand and stopped her from her flurried packing.’
    • ‘Tansini's approach is the antithesis of Parry's, replacing measured inexorability with a sequence of flurried, furtive conversations that hurtle into the stuff of nightmare.’
    agitated, flustered, ruffled, in a panic, worked up, beside oneself, overwrought, perturbed, frantic
    in a flap, in a state, in a twitter, in a fluster, in a dither, all of a dither, all of a lather, in a tizz, in a tizzy, in a tiz-woz
    in a spin, in a flat spin, having kittens
    in a twit
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Pronunciation:

flurried

/ˈflʌrɪd/