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Synonyms for slur
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slur(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    smear, spot, blot, aspersion, smudge, smirch, daub

  2. aspersion, slur(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    smear, daub, smudge, spot, calumny, sprinkling, defamation, denigration, aspersion, smirch, blot, slander

  3. smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slur(verb)

    a blemish made by dirt

    "he had a smudge on his cheek"

    Synonyms:
    smudge, bit, patch, dapple, office, speckle, pip, touch, cytosmear, place, smear, aspersion, daub, fleck, cytologic smear, maculation, post, stain, malignment, position, smirch, vilification, billet, blot, spotlight, spot, point, situation, berth, topographic point

  4. slur(verb)

    play smoothly or legato

    "the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata"

    Synonyms:
    blur, dim

  5. slur(verb)

    speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur

    "your comments are slurring your co-workers"

    Synonyms:
    blur, dim

  6. slur(verb)

    utter indistinctly

    Synonyms:
    blur, dim

  7. blur, dim, slur(verb)

    become vague or indistinct

    "The distinction between the two theories blurred"

    Synonyms:
    smear, glaze over, smudge, blur, blear, dip, dim, obnubilate, obscure, blind, confuse, film over, smutch

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slur(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    reproach, traduce, asperse, disparage, speak of slightingly or disrespectfully

  2. slur(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disregard, slight, pass by, pass over, gloss over, slur over

  3. slur(n.)

    Synonyms:
    reproach, stigma, stain, brand

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. slur(n)

    Synonyms:
    stain, mark, innuendo, reproach, brand

  2. slur(v)

    Synonyms:
    soil, sully, disparage, traduce, asperse, blur, mackle

How to pronounce slur?

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How to say slur in sign language?

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How to use slur in a sentence?

  1. Pittsburgh Steelers:

    Mason vehemently denies the report of being accused of using a racial slur during the incident Thursday night in Cleveland.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    Let me be clear. I do understand that I and other progressives will face massive attacks from those who attempt to use the socialism as a slur. But I should also tell Franklin Delano Roosevelt, that I have faced and overcome these attacks for decades and I am not the only one.

  3. Tara Houska:

    Greeting indigenous Code Talkers in front of that portrait, knowing Andrew Jackson is responsible for the Trail of Tears, is disrespectful -- it's worse than that. It's appallingly out of touch, this isn't the first time he's attempted to slur Elizabeth Warren by calling her Pocahontas, who was a real person, and he diminished an entire demographic of native women to a single figure in history who's been largely fetishized and whose traumatic story has been whitewashed by the American narrative.

  4. Michael Fitch:

    No coach, no official, no adult, no opposing team player has provided any evidence of personal knowledge of a racial slur.

  5. Keegan Hankes:

    It doesn't take an overt slur for these individuals to basically become emboldened and to recognize and be excited by policies that they see would further their goals, when they hear the President say things like,' I'm not a racist,' they turn around amongst themselves and say,' He just has to say that for practical reasons,'' he just has to say that basically to get himself cover, to do the things that we want him to do,'.


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