Flurry : flɚri

1 : a brief and light snowfall

 We had a few flurries yesterday.
  • a snow flurry

2 a : a brief period of excitement or activity — + of

 There was a flurry of trading in the stock exchange.
  • The incident could create a flurry of interest in safety issues.

2 b : a large amount of something that happens or comes suddenly — + of

 a flurry [=barrage] of publicity
  • There was a flurry of requests for more information.