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slumdweller

[sluhm-dwel-er]
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noun
  1. a person who lives in a slum.

Origin of slumdweller

1890–95; slum + dweller
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Historical Examples

  • Yet such a family literally rolled in money, while Elvin was like a slum-dweller staring emptily into a crowded shop window.

    Adolescents Only

    Irving E. Cox


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