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English

Etymology

From Middle English slore.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
slur

Plural
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  1. An insult or slight.
    a racial slur
  2. (music) A set of notes that are played legato, without separate articulation.
  3. (music) The symbol indicating a legato passage, written as an arc over the slurred notes.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to slur

Third person singular
slur

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
r

to slur (third-person singular simple present slur, present participle r, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. To insult or slight.
  2. To run together; to articulate poorly.
    He slurs his speech when he is drunk.
  3. (music) To play legato or without separate articulation.

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