Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Slur"

The meaning of "Slur" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does slur mean?
A: Depending on the context. It's either indistinct speech, difficult to understand (like when you're really drunk) or it's an offensive insult, e.g. a racial slur (Chink, for example)
Q: What does slur mean?
A: It can mean multiple things based on the context. 1: an insinuation or allegation about someone that is likely to insult them or damage their reputation. “ The comments were a slur on the staff” 2. an 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 mean slur in his voice” or as a verb 3: speak (words or speech) indistinctly so that the sounds run into one another. “He was slurring his words like a drunk” A similar meaning is: A pejorative or slur is a word or grammatical form expressing a negative connotation, a low opinion, or a lack of respect toward someone or something. It is also used to express criticism, hostility, or disregard. (A pejorative is another word used for slur)
Q: What does slur mean?
A: is there a difference between slur and slander?
Q: What does racial slur mean?
A: ある人種に対する蔑称のことです 
(nigger, chink, Jap etc.)
Q: What does slur mean?
A: Slur can mean to blend your words together as if you are intoxicated. "The drunk man's speech was slurred." It can also mean a derogatory word (usually racial) to describe a group of people. "The intoxicated man was in the street shouting racial slurs." There is also a musical definition for slur but it is only used by musicians. It is related to the first definition I gave because it means to connect two notes of different pitches together without separation.

Example sentences using "Slur"

Q: Please show me example sentences with slur and insult .
A: An insult is a mean word. A slur is an extreme insult with a lot of historical or culture weight to it. Usually, slurs are so extreme that most people would not even say or write them. Slurs are also specific to specific groups of people, while insults could apply to anyone.

Jerk, loser, and asshole are all insults. In American English, some of the most well-known slurs are "the n word" (for Black people) and "the f word" (for gay people.) If you were to say either of those words publicly, you could face consequences like getting beat up, losing your job, etc.
Q: Please show me example sentences with slur.
A: "His words became slurred after drinking a few beers."
Q: Please show me example sentences with slur.
A: "He drank so many beers he was beginning to slur his speech." (poor pronunciation, either due to intoxication or a medical condition such as a stroke)

"The president regularly used racial slurs in private meetings." (an racist or sexist insult)

Q: Please show me example sentences with slur.
A: there are two uses of the word "slur" as a noun and as a verb. As a noun, a slur is another word for an insult, like "Calling him stupid was a slur and not very nice". As a verb, "to slur" means to mumble your words as in "He was so drunk, his words began to slur". I hope that clears this up for you.

Synonyms of "Slur" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between slur and slander ?
A: Assuming you are referring to something like "a racial slur" and "political slander":

Slander is when you make false claims about someone to hurt their reputation.

Where I live, a slur is a derogatory term used to insult people by calling them something other than what their name is (usually a descriptive word or word derived from cultural stereotypes).
However, by the technical definition slur and slander mean the same thing.
Q: What is the difference between slur and slander ?
A: a slur is an insult.
slander is when someone says something untrue or fake about the person, usually to ruin or injure their reputation.
Q: What is the difference between slur and slander ?
A: A slur is a single word often used as a racial based attack.

Slander is making something up that is not true about someone to make them look bad.
Q: What is the difference between slur and smear ?
A: @mfelafefa slur is a racist and/or bigoted term. Smear is a mean thing to say about someone that usually isn’t true.
Example: Smear: “This person isnt good because he supports animal cruelty!”
Q: What is the difference between slur and smear ?
A: They are very similar.

A slur is meant as an insult against a person. A smear is meant to damage a person's reputation.

It would be a slur to call someone a [swear word].
It would be a smear to tell everyone that a person is having inappropriate relations with someone else.

Other questions about "Slur"

Q: What does “I’m hard pressed to think of a racial slur not blocked by the word filter” mean?

You had admin on the server, why didn’t you take action or communicate your problems? I’m hard pressed to think of a racial slur not blocked by the word filter, homophobic slurs were also all blocked, and gore raiders happen sometimes, it’s what the ban button is there for.
A: Some servers have a filter so that anyone who posts something including a racial slur is blocked, censored or otherwise isn't posted including the slur. The person is saying that they cannot think of any racial slurs that wouldn't be identified by that word filter and removed/blocked/censored.
Q: I tend to slur the end of each sentence I speak. I should fix it. Does this sound natural?
A: I tend to slur the words at the end of each sentance that I say. Should I work on fixing my pronounciation?
Q: Please show me how to pronounce You're slurring .
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: is ”homo” a slur? or neutal meaning?
A: "Homo" is a Latin word that means "human". When used as a prefix, it comes from the Greek word "homos" which means "same".

The Greek derived "homo" is used for the word "homosexual". A homosexual is a person who is attracted to a person of the same sex. It is commonly shortened to "homo" when trying to insult someone.

Calling someone a "homo" is pretty rude. Definitely should not be used in formal situations or to people who you are not very comfortable with.

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