Meaning of slum
Pronunciation: (slum), [key]
— n., v., slummed, slum•ming.
- Often,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.
- slum (Thesaurus)