Definition of slum

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • slum is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • slum is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • slum is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 9

Definition of slum


  • a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. slum area
  • spend time at a lower socio-economic level than one's own, motivated by curiosity or desire for adventure; usage considered condescending and insensitive (verb)

    Examples

    1. attending a motion picture show by the upper class was considered sluming in the early 20th century

See definition of slum in Merriam Webster

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