1. [ adjective ] marked by extreme and violent energy
Synonyms: fierce ferocious savage

"a ferocious beating" "fierce fighting" "a furious battle"

Related terms: violent
2. [ adjective ] marked by extreme anger
Synonyms: enraged maddened infuriated angered

"the enraged bull attached" "furious about the accident" "a furious scowl" "infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy" "could not control the maddened crowd"

Related terms: angry
3. [ adjective ] (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
Synonyms: angry wild tempestuous raging

"angry clouds on the horizon" "furious winds" "the raging sea"

Related terms: stormy
Similar spelling:   Furies