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Definition of furkle

furkle

verb

  • usually used with "around", as in "to furkle around". To rummage, forage, search, root through something.
    If you need to plug in headphones occasionally, without having to furkle around at the back of the computer, most speakers these days have a headphone jack for that purpose.
    After another furkle through Queenstown stores, and an encounter with a giant kiwi bird, we went back to the hotel to eat, pack and sleep.

    Last edited on Oct 25 2004. Submitted by Lisa N. on Oct 25 2004.

  • to fix, mend or repair equipment or machinery using whatever parts or tools are to hand. UK term.
    The engine was shot, but I furkled it with a part from an old tractor.
    You can borrow it, but it will need a furkle.

    Last edited on Nov 24 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Nov 22 2013.

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