Associations to the word «Slum»


SLUM, noun. A dilapidated neighborhood where many people live in a state of poverty.
SLUM, verb. To visit a neighborhood of a status below one's own.
SLUM, verb. To associate with people or engage in activities with a status below one's own.

Dictionary definition

SLUM, noun. A district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions.
SLUM, verb. Spend time at a lower socio-economic level than one's own, motivated by curiosity or desire for adventure; usage considered condescending and insensitive; "attending a motion picture show by the upper class was considered sluming in the early 20th century".

Wise words

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb