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Look up furry in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Furry is an adjective referring to something covered in fur. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... For other uses, see Fur (disambiguation). ...


As a slang word, furry may also refer to:

  • A member of the furry fandom—fans of artwork, stories, and related products (comics, movies, costumes, etc.) which feature anthropomorphic animals
  • An animal character with anthropomorphic characteristics also known as:

The Furries may also refer to the Super Furry Animals. Some furry fans create and wear costumes of their characters, commonly known as fursuits Furry fandom is a fandom distinguished by its enjoyment of anthropomorphic, often humanoid, animal characters. ... An anthropomorphic character; a cat ascribed human characteristics. ... An anthropomorphic character; a cat ascribed human characteristics. ... Bugs Bunny, a typical funny animal character Funny animal is a cartooning term for the genre of comics and animated cartoons in which the main characters are humanoid or talking animals. ... WPA poster by Kenneth Whitley, 1939 The talking animal or speaking animal term, in general, refers to any form of animal which can talk or conduct speech. ... Super Furry Animals (also known as SFA, the Furries and the Super Furries) are a Welsh rock band, with leanings towards psychedelic rock and electronic experimentation. ...


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the Darken Hollow - Thoughts - Furry Sociology (5163 words)
In conjunction with the fact that the bulk of Furries tend to be fairly young, it appears that the subculture is undergoing a population growth, accepting new members at a rate higher than older members leave.
The spread of Furry Fandom appears to be primarily word-of-mouth.
One common statement heard between Furries discussing the social dynamics of the fandom is that it appears that the estimated "10% of all humans are homosexual" is reversed.
Furry - WikiFur, the furry encyclopedia (702 words)
The plural form of furry in all its contexts is furs or furries; the subjects of furry interest are also known as furries.
Furries may also enjoy role-playing a particular furry character or fursona, sometimes writing about this character or recording their online interactions for posterity.
This is a topic of much controversy, as it has been the subject of early media attention (such as that from Wired Magazine and Vanity Fair), and has spawned a few groups (such as the Burned Furs) with a desire to shame or suppress those who display their philias in public.
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