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Definition of slum:

  1. A low dirty street or district in a large city occupied by a vagabond class.

Common misspellings for slum:

solum, slumb.

Google Ngram Viewer results for slum:

This graph shows how "slum" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for slum:

  1. It was not an old slum- Venicity hadn't endured long enough to have inherited slums; it built them quickly out of shoddy material and then tore them down again as the need for living space expanded outward. "Tangle Hold" , F. L. Wallace.
  2. Once, the incognito Antony, on such an expedition, got a sound thrashing and a broken head from taking too prominent a part on a slum festivity. "Superwomen" , Albert Payson Terhune.
  3. After the myriad poses of the women he had known, Marie's naturalness was like a bracing breeze sweeping through a hothouse; a slum breeze, if you like, but none the less a breeze, and delightfully welcome to the jaded old monarch. "Superwomen" , Albert Payson Terhune.

Quotes for slum:

  1. I didn't say I wouldn't go into ghetto areas. I've been in many of them and to some extent I would say this; if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all. - Spiro T. Agnew
  2. The majority of them give the impression of being men who have been drafted into the job during a period of martial law and are only waiting for the end of the emergency to get back to a really congenial occupation such as slum demolition or debt collecting. - Alan Brien
  3. First of all there is always that artistic challenge of creating something. Or the particular experience to take slum life in that period and make something out of it in the form of a book. And then I felt some kind of responsibility to my family. - Frank McCourt
  4. The fighter loses more than his pride in the fight; he loses part of his future. He's a step closer to the slum he came from. - Floyd Patterson
  5. The slum is the measure of civilization. - Jacob August Riis

Rhymes for slum:

  1. alum, become, succumb.
  2. bum, chum, clum, come, crum, crumb, drum, dum, dumb, dumm, from, glum, gmbh, grum, gum, gumm, hum, humm, lum, lumb, lumm, maam, mum, mumm, numb, plum, plumb, rum, scum, some, strum, stum, sum, swum, thum, thumb, um, umm, yum.
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