(music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
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"
smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slur(verb)
a blemish made by dirt
"he had a smudge on his cheek"
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
play smoothly or legato
"the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata"
speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur
"your comments are slurring your co-workers"
blur, dim, slur(verb)
become vague or indistinct
"The distinction between the two theories blurred"
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How to use slur in a sentence?
Calling someone a horrible racial slur and telling them to kill themselves is totally OK with Facebook Messenger.
You( racial slur) need to shut up.
Calling someone a horrible racial slur and telling them to kill themselves is totally OK with Facebook.
It was worse than I expected, it was the combination of the slur by Reagan and then Nixon's repeating it, not once but twice in later conversations.
When a woman drinks it's as if an animal were drinking, or a child. Alcoholism is scandalous in a woman, and a female alcoholic is rare, a serious matter. It's a slur on the divine in our nature.
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- reden, Bindebogen, undeutlichGerman
- legato, ligadura de expresiónSpanish
- sokeltaa, loukkaus, loukata, sammaltaa, herja, herjataFinnish
- liaison d'expression, mal articuler, legato, couléFrench
- ceangalScottish Gaelic
- legatura di espressione, legatura di portamento, legatura di fraseItalian
- легато, инсинуацияRussian
- bindebåge, sluddraSwedish
- తొందరపాటుతో నిర్లక్ష్యంగాTelugu
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