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1. ethnic

adjective. ['ˈɛθnɪk'] denoting or deriving from or distinctive of the ways of living built up by a group of people.

Synonyms

  • ethnical
  • social

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person

Etymology

  • ethnique (French)
  • ethnicus (Latin)

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2. ethnic

adjective. ['ˈɛθnɪk'] not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam.

Synonyms

  • irreligious
  • heathenish
  • heathen

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • ethnique (French)
  • ethnicus (Latin)

3. ethnic

noun. ['ˈɛθnɪk'] a person who is a member of an ethnic group.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • extrovert
  • debtor
  • nonreligious person
  • follower

Etymology

  • ethnique (French)
  • ethnicus (Latin)

4. slur

noun. ['ˈslɝː'] a blemish made by dirt.

Synonyms

  • smear
  • daub
  • splotch
  • defect
  • mar
  • blemish
  • smudge
  • blot
  • splodge
  • spot
  • inkblot
  • smirch
  • blotch
  • fingerprint

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • perfection
  • advantage
  • stay

Etymology

  • slore (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. slur

verb. ['ˈslɝː'] utter indistinctly.

Synonyms

  • utter
  • verbalize
  • speak
  • talk
  • verbalise

Antonyms

  • distinct
  • hopeful
  • light
  • undimmed

Etymology

  • slore (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. slur

verb. ['ˈslɝː'] speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur.

Synonyms

  • denote

Antonyms

  • vitalize
  • energize

Etymology

  • slore (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. slur

verb. ['ˈslɝː'] become vague or indistinct.

Synonyms

  • dim
  • weaken
  • obliterate
  • blur

Antonyms

  • focus
  • approval
  • increase
  • appreciation

Etymology

  • slore (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. slur

noun. ['ˈslɝː'] (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato.

Synonyms

  • musical notation

Antonyms

  • incomplete
  • keep quiet

Etymology

  • slore (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. slur

noun. ['ˈslɝː'] a disparaging remark.

Synonyms

  • disparagement
  • derogation
  • aspersion
  • depreciation

Antonyms

  • close up
  • whisper
  • shout
  • specify

Etymology

  • slore (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. slur

verb. ['ˈslɝː'] play smoothly or legato.

Synonyms

  • play

Antonyms

  • stiffen
  • obey

Etymology

  • slore (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word ethnic-slur


1. Noun Phrase
According to the National Park Service, the term is not meant to be a derogatory ethnic slur, but simply a characterization of the relationship between both countries.

2. Noun Phrase
Contemporary Pueblo people view the term "Anasazi" as an ethnic slur because it translates as "ancient enemy" in the Navajo language.

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