furball


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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.

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
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The giant furball and his one-eyed sidekick work at Monsters, Inc., where the screams of children are gathered to provide power supplies for the monster world.
'I wonder if there is life on other planets,' muses one of the furball brigade.
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Any woman who managed to spawn a four-legged furball would be the subject of a multi-million pound biological study.
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You can buy some liquid paraffin at the vets and add a teaspoon to his food once a day to help the furball pass through the intestines.
WORST OF THE YEAR: Halle Berry and Mike Myers should be choked on a furball for Catwoman and Cat In The Hat, but Fat Slags was in a shameful league of its own.
`No not Una, not Urma, the name's Uma, and don't you forget it Sonny Jim or I'll make you wear built-up shoes like Prince.' Uma Furball, sorry Thurman, takes her partner by the hand and makes him dance.
Gremlins Channel 4, 2.25pm A zany inventor presents his teenage son with a strange animal as a Christmas gift, and warns him to keep it away from water - but a chance dousing causes the furball to spawn a horde of murderous miniature carnivores whose devilish deeds bring mayhem to a small American town.
TEN BIZARRE EXCUSES 1 Fell out of bed and got knocked unconscious 2 Cows on motorway slowed down my journey 3 My cat was choking on a furball 4 Waiting to get the door repaired after an attempted break-in 5 I realised I still had my slippers on and had to go back home to change 6 My ex-boyfriend stole my clothes 7 Dog ate my car keys 8 A pigeon pooed on me and I had to go and wash my hair 9 The car caught fire 10 The toaster blew up
It stars all your favourite characters, including Hampton the porky piglet, Plucky the daffy duck and Furball the cute kitty.
The final straw comes at 4am when the chattering furball wakes up and screeches "doo-moh" (feed me).
We were enjoying a typical summer weekend - a sporting setback, bad weather, a barbecue - when cute in a fur coat announced its presence with a loud retch and a greeny-blue furball.
The campaign includes new research into owners across Ireland that found a third love nothing more than dancing with their four-legged furball.
She posted a selfie snuggling up with her little furball as he rested his head on her chest.