Definition of Slums

1. Noun. (plural of slum) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of slum) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slums

1. slum [v] - See also: slum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slums

slumming
slummings
slummock
slummocks
slummy
slump
slumped
slumpflation
slumpflations
slumpier
slumpiest
slumping
slumpings
slumps
slumpy
slums (current term)
slung
slungshot
slungshots
slunk
slunks
slunt
slunts
slur
slur over
slurb
slurban
slurbs
slurp
slurpable

Literary usage of Slums

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1. Japan, Real and Imaginary by Sydney Greenbie (1920)
"XXII WHERE slums ARE slums the back alleys in Japan are invariably clean and sanitary." So wrote an American woman tourist for a magazine published by and ..."

2. The Methodist Review (1895)
"THE REDEMPTION OF THE slums. THEEE are those who are disposed to take a gloomy view of the future of Christianity. To our mind there never was a better ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1891)
"THE PROBLEM OF THE slums. THE century was still in its earliest years when Robert ... When we look to the slums of our great cities—to London, to Liverpool, ..."

4. The City: Urban Communities and Their Problems by Alan S. Berger (1978)
"In slums the common spaces—halls, streets, and parks—are considered part of the living space and are extensively and intensively used for social ..."

5. Poems by Walter Malone (1904)
"THE SWAN OF THE slums. ALONE in the depths of the grimy town I hasten along as the sun goes down; Strange jargons I hear, strange faces I meet In the motley ..."

6. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"NOT the least surprising experience of one who has learned to know the slums in every aspect is the flat denial of most New Yorkers that they exist save in ..."

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