Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “slur” en inglés

See all translations

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)
Más sobre la pronunciación de slur
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “slur” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

past participle

the form of a verb, usually made by adding -ed, used in some grammatical structures such as the passive and the present perfect

Palabra del día

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Aprende más 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Aprende más