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slur

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of slur

  1. 1 an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings she brushed off the sexist slurs and proceeded to go about her business Synonyms of slur affront, barb, brickbat, cut, dart, dig, dis (also diss) [slang], epithet, gird, indignity, name, offense (or offence), outrage, personality, poke, put-down, sarcasm, slap, slight, insultWords Related to slur catcall, gibe (or jibe), jeer, mock, quip, sneer, taunt; abuse, invective, vituperation; disapproval, opprobrium; disgrace, dishonor, shame; attack, criticism, knock, slam, swipe; torment, tortureNear Antonyms of slur accolade, commendation, compliment; acclaim, applause, praise; adulation, flattery

  2. 2 a mark of guilt or disgrace your drunken behavior at the wedding has cast a slur on this family Synonyms of slur blot, brand, onus, stain, smirch, smudge, spot, stigma, taintWords Related to slur black eye, discredit, disesteem, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, guilt, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, shame; corruption, debauchery, depravity, immorality, iniquity, licentiousness, sin, unscrupulousness, viceNear Antonyms of slur award, credit, honor; chasteness, chastity, modesty, purity, stainlessness; good, right; honesty, integrity, legitimacy, probity, rectitude, scrupulousness, uprightness; goodness, righteousness, virtuousness; fame, glory, renown, repute



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