Meaning of “slur” in the English Dictionary

"slur" in British English

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slurverb [ T ]

uk /slɜːr/ us /slɝː/ -rr-

slurnoun

uk /slɜːr/ us /slɝː/

(Definition of “slur” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"slur" in American English

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slurverb [ I/T ]

us /slɜr/ -rr-

slur verb [ I/T ] (PRONOUNCE BADLY)

to pronounce words in a way that is not clear:

[ T ] How can you possibly understand someone who slurs his speech?

slurnoun [ C ]

us /slɜr/

slur noun [ C ] (INSULT)

words intended to insult someone or injure someone's reputation:

He apologized for shouting an ethnic slur at a fan.

slur noun [ C ] (UNCLEAR SPEECH)

the act of pronouncing words in a way that is not clear:

The injury made her speak with a slur.

(Definition of “slur” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)