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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

    "in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion"; "it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility"

    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

    "he had a smudge on his cheek"

    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

    "the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata"

    Synonyms:
    blur, dim

  5. slur(verb)

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

    "your comments are slurring your co-workers"

    Synonyms:
    blur, dim

  6. slur(verb)

    utter indistinctly

    Synonyms:
    blur, dim

  7. blur, dim, slur(verb)

    become vague or indistinct

    "The distinction between the two theories blurred"

    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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