an insinuation or allegation about someone that is likely to insult them or damage their reputation.
the comments were a slur on the staff
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
a curved line used to show that a group of two or more notes is to be sung to one syllable or played or sung legato.
Playful articulation with staccato, legato, slurs and the shape of the rising first-theme melody in C major create a bright and fresh mood.