fur·ry (fûrē, fŭrē)
adj. fur·ri·er, fur·ri·est
1. Consisting of or similar to fur.
a. Covered with, wearing, or trimmed with fur.
b. Covered with a furlike substance.
3. Having a furlike quality, as in tone; fuzzy: a furry voice.
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