Definitions of slur:
  • noun:   (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
  • noun:   a disparaging remark
    Example: "It is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility"
  • noun:   a blemish made by dirt
  • verb:   utter indistinctly
  • verb:   speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur
    Example: "Your comments are slurring your co-workers"
  • verb:   play smoothly or legato
    Example: "The pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata"
  • verb:   become vague or indistinct

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