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Synonyms for slur

Synonyms for (noun) slur

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

Similar words: mar, defect, blemish Definition: a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body) Usage: a facial blemish

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: depreciation, derogation, disparagement Definition: a communication that belittles somebody or something

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

Similar words: musical notation Definition: (music) notation used by musicians

Synonyms for (verb) slur

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

Similar words: weaken Definition: become weaker Usage: The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days

Synonyms: slur Definition: utter indistinctly

Similar words: speak, verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, talk Definition: express in speech Usage: She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize

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

Similar words: denote, refer Definition: have as a meaning Usage: `multi-' denotes `many'

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

Similar words: play, spiel Definition: replay (as a melody) Usage: Play it again, Sam; She played the third movement very beautifully