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Definitions for (noun) slur

Main entry: blot, spot, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, daub Definition: a blemish made by dirt Usage: he had a smudge on his cheek

Main entry: aspersion, slur Definition: a disparaging remark Usage: in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion; it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility

Main entry: slur Definition: (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato

Definitions for (verb) slur

Main entry: blur, dim, slur Definition: become vague or indistinct Usage: The distinction between the two theories blurred

Main entry: slur Definition: utter indistinctly

Main entry: slur Definition: speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur Usage: your comments are slurring your co-workers

Main entry: slur Definition: play smoothly or legato Usage: the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata