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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of slur.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Marked with a slur; performed in a smooth, gliding style, like notes marked with a slur.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. spoken as if with a thick tongue


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  • She came toward me and began speaking in slurred speech.


  • The only problem was that Martini had received a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, inviting the prospect of another pontificate ending in slurred speech and trembling hands.

    The Year of two Popes

  • The first, in slurred Spanish, kept calling me "Jefe" (chief), a distancing form of address to say the least (think of "amigo" as a way of including someone and you'll see what I mean).

    A small mound in Xoxo

  • Sometimes they got to be very hurried, and then Mrs. Dennistoun saw as in a glass the impatient husband waiting, wondering what she could constantly find to say to her mother; sometimes they were long and detailed, and that meant, as would appear perhaps by a phrase slurred over in the postscript, that Phil had gone away somewhere.

    The Marriage of Elinor

  • Bickett's speech was described as "slurred" in a booking report posted on the Goshen County Sheriff's Department website. Front Page

  • '' I'm someone who's been very used to being in the centre of some quite critical discussions, but to have your name slurred is difficult for you and difficult for your family and difficult for people who know you, '' he said.

    The Canberra Times - Front Page

  • Here mundane mischief is transformed into a religious rite, partly thanks to Vigo's trademark form of slow motion, which the film critic James Agee called "slurred."

    Brief Glimpse of Brilliance From an Abbreviated Life

  • “Let me ask you something,” he says in a voice that might best be described as a slurred croak.

    The Muckraker's Progress

  • Turn off the Tap Know the early signs of drunkenness, such as slurred words, obscenities or unusual confessions.

    Six Ways to Avoid Holiday Booze Blunders

  • Yeah, well, if you all want to keep living in the style to which you’ve become accustomed the last word slurred w/ sleep, and Peter yelps, he puts his hand over the phone, shouts, He’s drunk, too!

    Hollywood Savage


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