Today’s English word of the day is: blur. Keep reading to learn the meaning of ‘blur’, hear the pronunciation, and read two examples of the vocabulary in use. With each English word of the day, I only focus on one definition. To see every meaning of the word, check out its entry in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries or in the Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary.
blur: (usually singular) a shape that you cannot see clearly, often because it is moving too fast
American English Pronunciation: /blɜːr/
🤔: How do you adjust these binoculars? Everything is a blur when I look through them now.
😊: You just twist the little knob here.
🙂: How did you like the race?
😲: When you watch it on TV, you don’t appreciate how fast those cars are going! They’re a blur when they pass by you in the stands!
Want more practice using the word ‘blur’? Here are some BBC.com articles featuring today’s word of the day! As always, these articles will feature lots of different meanings of this word.
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Definition source: Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries.
Come back tomorrow for another advanced English word of the day! My schedule is:
THURSDAY: slang, idiom, or phrasal verb
FRIDAY: academic, literary, or otherwise “big” vocabulary