What does the word furor mean?

Usage examples for furor

  1. 7, 76, 'docti furor arduus Lucreti. – The Student's Companion to Latin Authors by George Middleton Thomas R. Mills
  2. At this time there was a fashionable furor for lace work. – Half a Century by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  3. Our coming- unheralded since we had carried no sending instruments- created a furor. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings