slumPronunciation: (slum), [key]
—n., v., slummed, slum•ming.
a thickly populated, run-down, squalid part of a city, inhabited by poor people.
any squalid, run-down place to live.
to visit slums, esp. from curiosity.
to visit or frequent a place, group, or amusement spot considered to be low in social status.
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