a person who lives in a slum.

Origin of slumdweller

1890–95; slum + dweller Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for slum-dweller

Historical Examples of slum-dweller

  • 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