- Music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato. (
- A disparaging remark.
- usage: "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"
- synonyms: aspersion
- A blemish made by dirt.
- usage: "he had a smudge on his cheek"
- Play smoothly or legato.
- usage: "the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata"
- Speak disparagingly of; e. G., make a racial slur.
- usage: "your comments are slurring your co-workers"
- Utter indistinctly.
- Become vague or indistinct.
- usage: "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
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