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—n., v., slummed, slum•ming.
1. Often, slums. a thickly populated, run-down, squalid part of a city, inhabited by poor people.
2. any squalid, run-down place to live.
1. to visit slums, esp. from curiosity.
2. to visit or frequent a place, group, or amusement spot considered to be low in social status.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.