- v. t. To soil; to sully; to contaminate; to disgrace.
- v. t. To disparage; to traduce.
- v. t. To cover over; to disguise; to conceal; to pass over lightly or with little notice.
- v. t. To cheat, as by sliding a die; to trick.
- v. t. To pronounce indistinctly; as, to slur syllables.
- v. t. To sing or perform in a smooth, gliding style; to connect smoothly in performing, as several notes or tones.
- v. t. To blur or double, as an impression from type; to mackle.
- n. A mark or stain; hence, a slight reproach or disgrace; a stigma; a reproachful intimation; an innuendo.
- n. A trick played upon a person; an imposition.
- n. A mark, thus [/ or /], connecting notes that are to be sung to the same syllable, or made in one continued breath of a wind instrument, or with one stroke of a bow; a tie; a sign of legato.
- n. In knitting machines, a contrivance for depressing the sinkers successively by passing over them.
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Words that start with slur: 3
Words that end with slur: 1
Words that contain slur: 3
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