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Synonym of Slur

Slur Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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Synonyms and related words:
accent, accent mark, affront, asperse, aspersion, attaint, bad-mouth, badge of infamy, bar, bar sinister, baton, bedaub, befoul, bend sinister, besmear, besmirch, besmoke, bespatter, bestain, black eye, black mark, blacken, blink, blot, blow upon, blur, brand, broad arrow, calumniate, calumny, cancel, cantando, carefully ignore, cast aspersions on, cast reflections on, censure, champain, character, cold-shoulder, custos, cut a corner, cut corners, darken, daub, defame, defile, demilegato, denigrate, dip into, direct, dirty, disapprove, discolor, discredit, disparage, disparagement, disregard, dodge, dot, examine cursorily, execution, expose, expose to infamy, expression, expression mark, fermata, fingering, fudge, garble, gibbet, give the once-over, glance at, glissando, gloss over, hang in effigy, hold, ignore, imputation, innuendo, insinuation, insult, intonation, key signature, lead, legato, libel, ligature, lisp, malign, mark, mark of Cain, measure, metronomic mark, mezzo staccato, mumble, music-making, notation, obloquy, odium, onus, page through, parlando, pass over, pass over lightly, pause, performance, personal remark, personality, pianism, pillory, pillorying, pizzicato, point champain, presa, put-down, reflection, rendering, rendition, repercussion, reprimand, reproach, rubato, scamp, scan, scorch, sear, segno, sign, signature, singe, skid, skim, skim over, skim the surface, skimp, skip over, slam, slander, slidder, slight, slip, slip through, slubber, slubber over, slur over, sly suggestion, smear, smirch, smoke, smudge, smutch, soil, spiccato, spot, staccato, stain, stigma, stigmatism, stigmatization, stigmatize, stricture, stutter, suggestion, sully, swell, symbol, taint, tarnish, tear down, tempo mark, thumb through, tie, time signature, touch, touch upon, touch upon lightly, traduce, uncomplimentary remark, vilify, vinculum, whispering campaign, zip through


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WordNet 2.0

1. (music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato
(hypernym) musical notation
(hyponym) tie
(classification) music
2. 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"
(synonym) aspersion
(hypernym) disparagement, depreciation, derogation
(hyponym) ethnic slur
(class) pickaninny, piccaninny, picaninny
3. a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
(synonym) smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch
(hypernym) blemish, defect, mar
(hyponym) blotch, splodge, splotch

1. play smoothly or legato; "the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata"
(hypernym) play, spiel
(classification) music
2. speak disparagingly of; e.g., make a racial slur; "your comments are slurring your co-workers"
(hypernym) denote, refer
(derivation) aspersion
3. utter indistinctly
(hypernym) talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise
4. become vague or indistinct; "The distinction between the two theories blurred"
(synonym) blur, dim
(hypernym) weaken
(hyponym) obliterate, efface
(see-also) gloss over, skate over, smooth over, slur over, skimp over

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