Synonyms for slur

Synonyms for (noun) slur

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

Definition: a blemish made by dirt

Usage: he had a smudge on his cheek

Similar words: mar, defect, blemish

Definition: a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)

Usage: a facial blemish


Synonyms: aspersion, slur

Definition: a disparaging remark

Usage: 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

Similar words: depreciation, derogation, disparagement

Definition: a communication that belittles somebody or something


Synonyms: slur

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

Similar words: musical notation

Definition: (music) notation used by musicians

Synonyms for (verb) slur

Synonyms: blur, dim, slur

Definition: become vague or indistinct

Usage: The distinction between the two theories blurred

Similar words: weaken

Definition: become weaker

Usage: The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days


Synonyms: slur

Definition: utter indistinctly

Similar words: speak, verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, talk

Definition: express in speech

Usage: She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize


Synonyms: slur

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

Usage: your comments are slurring your co-workers

Similar words: denote, refer

Definition: have as a meaning

Usage: `multi-' denotes `many'


Synonyms: slur

Definition: play smoothly or legato

Usage: the pianist slurred the most beautiful passage in the sonata

Similar words: play, spiel

Definition: replay (as a melody)

Usage: Play it again, Sam; She played the third movement very beautifully