- of, relating to, or characteristic of a slum: a slummy part of town.
Origin of slummy
Related Words for slummydisreputable, vile, nasty, shameful, sleazy, squalid, damaged, run-down, shabby, decaying, crumbling, unkempt, broken-down, neglected, dingy, decrepit, ramshackle, seedy, derelict, rickety
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We then drove to the gardens, which lie across the river, in quite a slummy part of the town.A Journal from Japan
Marie Carmichael Stopes
The narrow streets of Westminster are curious and interesting, if occasionally just a trifle "slummy."Highways and Byways in London
Mrs. E. T. Cook.
Don't you believe she has been led away into any slummy place, for the sake of politics or anything else.Sunrise