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  Dictionary Definition of slur

verb, slurred, slurring, noun

-- verb (t)
1. to pronounce (a syllable, word, etc.) indistinctly, as in hurried or careless utterance.
2. Music a. to sing in a single breath, or play without a break (two or more notes of different pitch). b. to mark with a slur.
3. to calumniate, disparage, or deprecate.
4. Obsolete to smirch or sully.
-- verb (i)
5. to go through anything hurriedly and carelessly.
-- noun
6. a slurred utterance or sound.
7. Music a. the combination of two or more notes of different pitch, sung to a single syllable or played without a break. b. a curved mark indicating this.
8. a disparaging remark; a slight.
9. a blot or stain, as upon reputation; discredit.
10. Printing a spot which is blurred or unclear.
-- phrase
11. slur over, to pass over lightly, or without due mention or consideration.
[Brit. d. slur fluid mud, ? akin to Icel. slor offal (of fish)]