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slur

verb [T] uk   /slɜːr/ us    /slɝː/ (-rr-)

slur verb [T] (PRONOUNCE BADLY)

to pronounce the sounds of a word in a way that is wrong or not clear: Her speech was slurred but she still denied she was drunk.

slur verb [T] (MUSIC)

to sing or play notes in a smooth and connected manner

slur verb [T] (CRITICIZE)

to harm someone's reputation by criticizing them: The report slurs both the teachers and pupils.

slur

noun uk   /slɜːr/ us    /slɝː/

slur noun (CRITICISM)

[C] a remark that criticizes someone and is likely to have a harmful effect on their reputation: Her letter contained several outrageous slurs against/on her former colleagues. His comments cast a slur on the integrity of his employees.

slur noun (BAD PRONUNCIATION)

[S] a way of pronouncing the sounds of a word that is unclear, uncontrolled, or wrong: The drug affected her vision and made her speak with a slur.

slur noun (MUSIC)

[C] a curved line written over or under musical notes to show that they must be played in a smooth and connected manner
(Definition of slur from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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