slur - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [countable] a remark that is intended to insult someone or to damage their reputation

    a racial slur

    He regarded the comments as a slur on his integrity.

  2. 2
    [singular] a way of speaking in which the words are not pronounced clearly or separately, for example when the speaker is very tired or drunk
  3. 3
    [countable] music a line written above musical notes to show that there should be no pause between them