This word has 2 meanings (both valid, and work according to their context):

  • As a noun: The representation of anthropomorphic (nonhuman) animals. Among the animals are those of the real world, are also the fictitious as the pokémon, non-human digimon, among others (see pokephilia).
  • As an attributive adjective: Person who likes the aforementioned meaning, can be for artistic, scientific or sexual reasons.

A furry must always be a hybrid between human and animal, they are not considered pure species (members of the furry community contemptuously consider as zoophilic those who like pure animals):

Furry with giantess fetishism

AlloyRabbit and Billyblue999 are good examples: