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".

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