Synonyms for slur
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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes
(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, slurverb
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, slurverb
become vague or indistinct
"The distinction between the two theories blurred"
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No coach, no official, no adult, no opposing team player has provided any evidence of personal knowledge of a racial slur.
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.
During Tuesday night's Red Sox-Orioles game, it was reported to Red Sox-Orioles security that a racial slur was used in a comment from one fan to another fan, the offending individual was promptly ejected from the ballpark, and has since been notified they are no longer welcome at Fenway Park this week.On.
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,'.
The tweet by the Washington Redskins rings hollow to me. If the team was really interested in standing in solidarity for racial justice, they would change their name from the dictionary-defined racial slur they continue to use. As an indigenous person, I feel their tweet comes off as tone-deaf, not woke. Violence comes in many forms, some more subtle than others. Indigenous Peoples are not your mascots.
Translations for slur
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- undeutlich, reden, BindebogenGerman
- legato, ligadura de expresiónSpanish
- sammaltaa, sokeltaa, loukkaus, herja, herjata, loukataFinnish
- liaison d'expression, legato, coulé, mal articulerFrench
- ceangalScottish Gaelic
- legatura di portamento, legatura di frase, legatura di espressioneItalian
- инсинуация, легатоRussian
- sluddra, bindebågeSwedish
- తొందరపాటుతో నిర్లక్ష్యంగాTelugu
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