SLUR, verb transitive
1. To soil; to sully; to contaminate; to disgrace.
2. To pass lightly; to conceal. With periods, points and tropes he slurs his crimes.
3. To cheat; to trick. [Unusual.]
4. In music, to sing or perform in a smooth gliding style.
1. Properly, a black mark; hence, slight reproach or disgrace. Every violation of moral duty should be a slur to the reputation.
2. In music, a mark connecting noest that are to be sung to the same syllable, or made in one continued breath of a wind instrument, or with one stoke of a stringed instrument.