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1. 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))

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Rhymes with Slur

  • entrepreneur
  • restauranteur
  • restaurateur
  • transfer
  • saboteur
  • redifer
  • francoeur
  • connoisseur
  • reoccur
  • ramseur
  • prefer
  • monsieur
  • lefleur
  • lafleur
  • defleur
  • credeur
  • confer
  • concur
  • refer
  • recur
  • oclair
  • o'clair
  • mcgirr
  • mccur
  • liqueur
  • inter
  • infer
  • incur
  • esquer
  • dufur

Sentences with slur


1. Verb, base form
For a wind player it means he can easily slur wide passages.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Some people with a new piercing find that they slur their speech or can not enunciate words correctly.

2. slur

verb. ['ˈslɝː'] utter indistinctly.

Synonyms

  • utter
  • verbalize
  • speak
  • talk
  • verbalise

Antonyms

  • distinct
  • hopeful
  • light
  • undimmed

Etymology

  • slore (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. slur

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

Synonyms

  • denote

Antonyms

  • vitalize
  • energize

Etymology

  • slore (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. slur

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

Synonyms

  • dim
  • weaken
  • obliterate
  • blur

Antonyms

  • focus
  • approval
  • increase
  • appreciation

Etymology

  • slore (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. 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))

6. slur

noun. ['ˈslɝː'] a disparaging remark.

Synonyms

  • disparagement
  • derogation
  • aspersion
  • depreciation

Antonyms

  • close up
  • whisper
  • shout
  • specify

Etymology

  • slore (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. slur

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

Synonyms

  • play

Antonyms

  • stiffen
  • obey

Etymology

  • slore (Middle English (1100-1500))
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