- The definition of a furor is a frenzy or an outrage.
An example of a furor is a stampede of people racing down the street.
furor definition by Webster's New World
- fury; rage; frenzy
- a great, widespread outburst of admiration or enthusiasm; craze; rage
- a state of excitement or confusion; commotion or uproar
Origin: Middle English furour ; from Old French fureur ; from Classical Latin furor, rage, madness ; from furere: see fury
furor definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A general commotion; public disorder or uproar.
- Violent anger; frenzy.
- A fashion adopted enthusiastically by the public; a fad.
- A state of intense excitement or ecstasy.
Origin: Middle English furour, wrath, fury, from Old French fureur, from Latin furor, from furere, to rage.