Definition of blur noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//blɜː(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//blɜːr//
    [usually singular]
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  1. 1a shape that you cannot see clearly, often because it is moving too fast His arm was a rapid blur of movement as he struck. Everything is a blur when I take my glasses off.
  2. 2something that you cannot remember clearly The events of that day were just a blur.
  3. Word Originmid 16th cent. (in the sense ‘smear that partially obscures something)’.Extra examples The object was a dim blur in the moonlight. a blur of colours and patterns a blur of fire and smoke
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