Mainly used in the 1990s by gay men and usually pronounced with a stress on each syllable. This word was used as an alternative to fierce, which became overused at the time.
- Did you see Tanika in that Moschino outfit? She was looking FU-RI-OUS!!
- Girl, the party last night was furious!
full of fury, violent passion, or rage; extremely angry; enraged.
He was furious about the accident.
When the man got punched in the face, he was furious.