Complete Definition of "slur"

English
Etymology
:From ME. slore.
Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)|-ÉË(r)

Noun
en-noun

  1. An insult or slight.

#:a racial slur

  1. music A set of notes that are played legato, without separate articulation.
  2. music The symbol indicating a legato passage, written as an arc over the slurred notes.

Translations
trans-top|An insult or slight
Finnish: herja, loukkaus
trans-mid
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trans-top|A set of notes that are played legato, without separate articulation
trans-mid
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trans-top|The symbol indicating a legato passage, written as an arc over the slurred notes
trans-mid
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Verb
en-verb|slur|r|ing

  1. To insult or slight.
  2. To run together; to articulate poorly.

#:He slurs his speech when he is drunk.

  1. music To play legato or without separate articulation.

Translations
trans-top|To insult or slight
Finnish: herjata, loukata
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|To run together; to articulate poorly
Finnish: sammaltaa
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|To play legato or without separate articulation
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fa:slur
io:slur
it:slur
ru:slur
te:slur
vi:slur

Revision and Credits for"slur"
  • 2007-10-23 08:44 - SemperBlotto - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/58.161.51.247|58.161.51.247]] ([[User_talk:58.161.51.247|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:EncycloPetey|EncycloPetey]]

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