Definition of SLUR

noun : SLUR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato ;

  • 2. (

    ) a disparaging remark; "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" ;

verb : SLUR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) play smoothly or legato; "the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata" ;

  • 2. (

    ) speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur; "your comments are slurring your co-workers" ;

  • 3. (

    ) utter indistinctly ;

  • 4. (

    ) become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred" ;


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