- 1 (insult, stigma) difamación (f) a racist/cowardly slur un comentario racista/infamante to cast a slur on sb injuriar or difamar a algn that's a slur on my family's name eso es una afrenta al honor de mi familiaMore example sentences
- I would never ask anybody to lie and these allegations represent a gross slur on the many tried and trusted employees who continue to work for Angel.
- It was perhaps significant that nobody in the village of that name in the Vale of Leven in West Dunbartonshire complained about a potential slur on their reputation.
- Irish officials, while making no public comment on the trial, are said to be privately incensed about the slur on the reputation of one of their most respected and popular colleagues.
- 2 (in speech) dificultad (f) al hablarMore example sentences
- Licking her lips she began to slowly speak with a small slur.
- He must have been aware of the slur in his words, and of the sudden sting in his eyes.
- Some drunken couple bumps into me, mumbling a drunken slur of words, which I assume to be apologizes.
- 3 [Mus] ligado (m); (mark) ligadura (f)More example sentences
- Playful articulation with staccato, legato, slurs and the shape of the rising first-theme melody in C major create a bright and fresh mood.
- Articulation is critical the pianist must observe and execute staccato notes and slurs with real style, or the piece will fall flat.
- Staccato, legato and two-note slurs appear, with hands together throughout, and songs are in the keys of C and G, with few black keys.
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- 1 (pronounce unclearly) he tends to slur his words (together) tiende a arrastrar las palabrasMore example sentences
- The words were slurred and indistinct, but after listening to a verse repeated several times, Will made out the words and knew he was right about it being a song.
- At the time she had difficulty swallowing, chewing and speaking, often slurring her words.
- It's comforting to imagine Malkovich stumbling around, slurring his words.
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- If the blues is a single note that is slurred into a different tone, then we have taken the King's English and blued it into our own dialect.
- In either case the two notes will typically be slurred and played with a diminuendo.
- No student could slur over a single note or syllable and get away with it!
- The clefs, rests, and expression marks such as slurs and phrasing, even the thickness of the staves, make up a complex pictorial and typographical unity.
- When he took it the second time, slurring the notes descending, Kyla jumped in and started singing the first verse and took the song from the top.
- This is an ideal variation for students to learn dotted rhythms, finger precision, mordents and slurring, since the third eighth note in each beat sounds best if it is not connected to the next beat.
- 3 (slander) [name/reputation] manchar, mancillar [literario/literary]; [person] difamar, calumniarMore example sentences
- Let me tell you one thing about my classroom - Don't you ever come into it again slurring your insults in my face!
- It is insulting and wrong and slurs both the residents and management of the house in question.