Translation of "slur" - English-Spanish dictionary

slur

verb uk /slɜːr/ us /slɝː/ -rr-

to pronounce the sounds of a word in a way that is wrong or not clear

arrastrar (las palabras)
Her speech was slurred but she still denied she was drunk.

to sing or play notes in a smooth and connected manner

ligar

to harm someone’s reputation by criticizing them

difamar, calumniar
The report slurs both the teachers and students.
noun uk /slɜːr/ us /slɝː/

a remark that criticizes someone and is likely to have a harmful effect on their reputation

difamación
Her letter contained several outrageous slurs against/on her former colleagues.
His comments cast a slur on the integrity of his employees.

a way of pronouncing the sounds of a word that is unclear, uncontrolled, or wrong

dificultad al hablar
The drug affected her vision and made her speak with a slur.

a curved line written over or under musical notes to show that they must be played in a smooth and connected manner

ligadura

(Translation of “slur” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)