Slur

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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
  • 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"
  • (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
  • become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
  • utter indistinctly
  • speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur; "your comments are slurring your co-workers"
  • play smoothly or legato; "the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • (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" ,
  • a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Slur'


  • Slur: Slur may refer to: Pejorative, any term of disparagement Slur (phonology), unclear or abnormal enunciation Slur (music), a symbol in Western musical notation
  • Slur (music): A slur is a symbol in Western musical notation indicating that the notes it embraces are to be played without separation. This implies legato articulation
  • Wetback (slur): have illegal immigration status in the U.S. Generally used as an ethnic slur, the term was originally coined and applied only to Mexicans who entered
  • Sexual slur: A sexual slur is a term of disparagement used to refer to members of a given sexual minority, gender, sex, or sexual orientation in a derogatory or pejorative
  • List of ethnic slurs: The following is a list of ethnic slurs (ethnophaulisms) that are, or have been, used as insinuations or allegations about members of a given ethnicity

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