verb (used without object), de·murred, de·mur·ring.
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Origin of demur
OTHER WORDS FROM demurde·mur·ra·ble, adjectiveun·de·mur·ring, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH demurdemur , demure
Words nearby demur
How to use demur in a sentence
The reason people demur is that the factual basis of this assertion is very thin.
The intelligence officers at the bomb scene do not demur from this assessment.After Beirut Bombing of Wissan al-Hassan, a Wary Calm in Lebanon|Jamie Dettmer|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And so it goes again: Democrats claim a knockout, Republicans demur.
Should you suggest something inspired or adventurous, many chefs will demur and revert to their been-there, drank-that pairing.
But if another, more prominent name were suggested for the position, Mrs. Clinton may demur.
Marie proposed that he take a walk with David, and Frederick consented without the slightest demur.
Gaston seemed to demur, but Félice overruled him imperiously.The Rose of Old St. Louis|Mary Dillon
It was arranged so, with only a little demur from Mrs. Millar, over-ruled by her husband.A Houseful of Girls|Sarah Tytler
She made no demur, but sat down to the piano and began to sing.Queensland Cousins|Eleanor Luisa Haverfield
Sangiorgio had no time to demur or even to reply; he at once found himself beside the carriage.The conquest of Rome|Matilde Serao