Blurry vs Lurry - What's the difference?

blurry | lurry |


As an adjective blurry

is (of an image) not clear, crisp, or focused; having fuzzy edges.

As a verb lurry is

to lug or pull about or lurry can be to hurry carelessly.

As a noun lurry is

(obsolete) a confused heap; a throng or jumble, as of people or sounds.

blurry

English

Adjective

(er)
  • (of an image) Not clear, crisp, or focused; having fuzzy edges.
  • If I take off my glasses, everything close up looks blurry .
  • (figuratively) not clear, not with well-defined boundaries.
  • It would seem that the line between flirting and sexual harrassment has become quite blurry.

    Derived terms

    * blurriness

    lurry

    English

    Etymology 1

    Of obscure origin. See (l).

    Verb

  • To lug or pull about.
  • To daub; dirty.
  • Etymology 2

    (etyl) precipitant.

    Noun

    (lurries)
  • (obsolete) A confused heap; a throng or jumble, as of people or sounds.
  • To turn prayer into a kind of lurry . — Milton.

    Verb

  • To hurry carelessly.
  • (Webster 1913)