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furball

1. An animal, usually a pet. I can't wait to get home—I hate to be away from my furballs for long!
2. A clump of hair or fur, as coughed up by a cat. Also called a "hairball." Gross, it looks like Fluffy coughed up a furball on the rug.

hairball

1. Literally, a clump of hair or fur, as coughed up by a cat. Also called a "furball." Gross, it looks like Fluffy coughed up a hairball on the rug.
2. Something that is in a state of disorder or confusion. I thought relocating these files would be a straightforward process, but it's turned into a real hairball.
3. Someone who is irritating or obnoxious, especially when drunk. If I get hit on at all, it'll just be by some loud hairball who'll spill half his drink on me. No thanks.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

hairball

1. and furball n. an obnoxious person. I wish that the guys I date didn’t always turn out to be hairballs. Shut up, you skanky furball!
2. exclam. How awful! (Usually Hairball! An exclamation of disgust. From the name of the undigested mass of fur vomited by a cat.) Hairball! I did it wrong again!
3. n. a mess; something difficult or unpleasant. My life has become a hairball. I can’t go on.

furball

verb
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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CATS FIRST, a disclaimer, we love cats and will not have a bad word said about our little fur balls. However new book, Cat Wars, argues that cats' outdoor activity should be curtailed in a bid to prevent them endangering wildlife such as birds.
CATS FIRST and will about ou new boo outdoor in a bid t wildlife su cat expert suggestio mini mur FIRST, a disclaimer, we love cats not have a bad word said our little fur balls. However book, Cat Wars, argues that cats' activity should be curtailed to prevent them endangering such as birds.
Only cats, however - mystical powers, remember - can consume it and then parp it up as fur balls.
There's also an experiment about whether or not canines experience jealousy (any owner can instantly tell you the answer to that) and we come up against some problem fur balls. In fact, Alsatian siblings Tasha and Kes hate each other so much they need to be kept apart in their home, forcing their owners Pat and Dave to live separate lives.
Don't get me wrong, most of the time I love these two crazy fur balls. And it is not like it happens all the time.
After he took up my entire queen-sized bed, suffocated me by laying on my face, which then left me coughing up fur balls, biting me and then wrecking my room, which included pulling my curtains off the rail, he finally settled down.
If fur balls and too much shedding are an issue, this book will help turn those lemons into lemonade, showing how to turn clumps of fur and hair into soft handicrafts.
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