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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

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Definitions and meaning of slur



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).


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


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



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

  1. To insult or slight.
    • ?, Alfred Tennyson, The Marriage of Geraint
      And how men slur him, saying all his force
      Is melted into mere effeminacy?
  2. To run together; to articulate poorly.
  3. (music) To play legato or without separate articulation; to connect (notes) smoothly.
    • 1817, Thomas Busby, A Dictionary of Music, Theoretical and Practical
      Notes , the stems of which are joined together by cross lines, as in united quavers , semiquavers , & c . or notes over the heads of which a curve is drawn, to signify that they are to be slurred
  4. To soil; to sully; to contaminate; to disgrace.
    • 1678, Ralph Cudworth, The True Intellectual System of the Universe
      they do not only impudently slur the gospel, according to the history and the letter, in making it no better than a romantical legend []
  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.
  7. (printing, dated) To blur or double, as an impression from type; to mackle.

Derived terms

  • slur over


Further reading

  • Slur (music) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia


  • URLs, lurs

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