Spanish translation of 'slur'
1. (= stigma) mancha f ⧫ calumnia f
to cast a slur on sb manchar la reputación de algn
it is no slur on him to say that ... no es hacer un reparo a él decir que ... ⧫ no es baldonarle decir que ...
2. (Music) ligado m
1. [word etc] pronunciar mal ⧫ tragar
2. (Music) ligar
See slur over
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Example Sentences Including 'slur'
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His gait is still uncertain and his speech slurred.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It is all a slur on my character.The Sun (2013)
Listening to him is like being transported back to a 1970s comedy act with its cast of slurs.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
She uses a wheelchair for long distances and her speech is slurred.The Sun (2012)
She was also slurring her speech.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We don't need any more slurs on the character of the British after the football match disaster.Somewhere East of Life (1994)
These accusations are hurtful, they are slurs on my character.The Sun (2012)
His insults are an outrageous slur on our brilliant nurses.The Sun (2008)
His speech is slurred because the right side of his face is paralysed from the last stroke.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
His speech was slurred and he looked a mess.The Sun (2012)
It's as if that's a slur on my character.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
She maintains her slurred speech was a result of medication.The Sun (2009)
Victims often have slurred speech and are wheelchair bound.The Sun (2006)
Your speech will be slurred and you will become very emotional.The Sun (2008)
The use of racial slurs is pervasive and persistent.Christianity Today (2000)
The jokes and attitudes are as wrong and damaging as any racial or ethnic slur.Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)
Trends of 'slur'
Used Occasionally. slur is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'slur' in Other Languages
British English: slur NOUN
A slur is an insulting remark which could damage someone's reputation.
This is yet another slur on the integrity of the police.
British English: slur VERB
If someone slurs their speech or if their speech slurs, they do not pronounce each word clearly, because they are drunk, ill, or sleepy.
He repeated himself and slurred his words more than usual.
- American English: slur
- Brazilian Portuguese: falar arrastado
- Chinese: 含糊地念
- European Spanish: arrastrar las palabras
- French: mal articuler
- German: schleppend sprechen
- Italian: strascicare
- Japanese: 不明瞭に話す
- Korean: >불분명하게 말하다보통은 술이 취하거나 아파서
- European Portuguese: falar vagarosamente
- Spanish: arrastrar las palabras
Translation of slur from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary