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Is slur a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word slur is a Scrabble US word. The word slur is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

S1L1U1R1

Is slur a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word slur is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

S1L1U1R1

Is slur a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word slur is a Words With Friends word. The word slur is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Slur

You can make 6 words from 'slur' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'slur'

LURS 4SLUR 4

3 letters words from 'slur'

LUR 3SUR 3

2 letters words from 'slur'

UR 2US 2

All 4 letters words made out of slur

slur lsur sulr uslr lusr ulsr slru lsru srlu rslu lrsu rlsu surl usrl srul rsul ursl rusl lurs ulrs lrus rlus urls ruls

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word slur. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in slur.

Definitions and meaning of slur

slur

Etymology

From Middle English sloor (thin or fluid mud). Cognate with Middle Low German sluren (to trail in mud). Also related to dialectal Norwegian sløra (to be careless, to scamp, dawdle), Danish sløre (to wobble, be loose) (especially for wheels); compare Old Norse slóðra (to drag oneself along).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /slɜː(ɹ)/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(r)

Noun

slur (plural slurs)

  1. An insult or slight.
  2. (music) A set of notes that are played legato, without separate articulation.
  3. (music) The symbol indicating a legato passage, written as an arc over the slurred notes (not to be confused with a tie).
    Coordinate term: tie
  4. (obsolete) A trick or deception.
  5. In knitting machines, a device for depressing the sinkers successively by passing over them.

Derived terms

  • f-slur

Translations

Verb

slur (third-person singular simple present slurs, present participle slurring, simple past and past participle slurred)

  1. To insult or slight.
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  2. To run together; to articulate poorly.
  3. (music) To play legato or without separate articulation; to connect (notes) smoothly.
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  4. To soil; to sully; to contaminate; to disgrace.
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  5. To cover over; to disguise; to conceal; to pass over lightly or with little notice.
    • With periods, points, and tropes, he slurs his crimes.
  6. To cheat, as by sliding a die; to trick.
    • 1662, Samuel Butler, Hudibras
      to slur men of what they fought for
  7. (printing, dated) To blur or double, as an impression from type; to mackle.

Derived terms

  • slur over

Translations

Further reading

  • Slur (music) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • URLs, lurs

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a weight attached to a cord, used as a weapon.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)