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Synonyms for slurslɜr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slur(noun)

    (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato

    Synonyms:
    smear, spot, blot, aspersion, smudge, smirch, daub

  2. aspersion, slur(noun)

    a disparaging remark

    Synonyms:
    smear, daub, smudge, slur, spot, calumny, sprinkling, defamation, denigration, aspersion, smirch, blot, slander

  3. smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slur(verb)

    a blemish made by dirt

    Synonyms:
    smudge, bit, patch, dapple, office, speckle, pip, touch, cytosmear, place, smear, aspersion, daub, fleck, cytologic smear, maculation, slur, post, stain, malignment, position, smirch, vilification, billet, blot, spotlight, spot, point, situation, berth, topographic point

  4. slur(verb)

    play smoothly or legato

    Synonyms:
    blur, dim

  5. slur(verb)

    speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur

    Synonyms:
    blur, dim

  6. slur(verb)

    utter indistinctly

    Synonyms:
    blur, dim

  7. blur, dim, slur(verb)

    become vague or indistinct

    Synonyms:
    smear, glaze over, smudge, slur, blur, blear, dip, dim, obnubilate, obscure, blind, confuse, film over, smutch

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slur(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    reproach, traduce, asperse, disparage, speak of slightingly or disrespectfully

  2. slur(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disregard, slight, pass by, pass over, gloss over, slur over

  3. slur(n.)

    Synonyms:
    reproach, stigma, stain, brand

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

insinuation, slander, calumny, insult, innuendo, affront, defamation, libel


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