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Oxford dictionary definition of the word slur:
verb (slurs, slurring, slurred)
1speak (words) indistinctly so that the sounds run into one another:
he was slurring his words like a drunk
[no object] (of words or speech) be slurred:
his speech was beginning to slur
pass over (a fact or aspect) so as to conceal or minimize it:
essential attributes are being slurred over or ignored
2 Music perform (a group of two or more notes) legato:
(as adjective slurred)
a group of slurred notes
mark (notes) with a slur.
3chiefly US make damaging or insulting insinuations or allegations about:
try and slur the integrity of the police to secure an acquittal
1an insinuation or allegation about someone that is likely to insult them or damage their reputation:
the comments were a slur on staff at the hospital
2an act of speaking indistinctly so that sounds or words run into one another or a tendency to speak in such a way:
there was a trace of a slur in his voice
3 Music a curved line used to show that a group of two or more notes are to be sung to one syllable or played or sung legato.
Middle English: originally as noun in sense ‘thin, fluid mud’, later as verb meaning ‘smear, smirch’, ‘disparage (a person)’, ‘gloss over (a fault)’