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KK Pronunciation

〔 slF 〕


〔 slәː 〕

Overview of noun slur

The noun slur has 3 senses

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

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

Overview of verb slur

The verb slur has 4 senses

  • slur -- (play smoothly or legato; "the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata")

  • slur -- (speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur; "your comments are slurring your co-workers")

  • slur -- (utter indistinctly)

  • blur, dim, slur -- (become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred")