of, relating to, or characteristic of a slum: a slummy part of town.
- slum·mi·ness, noun
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How to use slummy in a sentence
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.
Once, I remember coming home sick at heart, from a visitation of one such slummy "lane."Highways and Byways in London | Mrs. E. T. Cook.
It turned out to be a straggling row of rather slummy-looking cottages, with a post office, a general shop, and a public-house.A Patriotic Schoolgirl | Angela Brazil
The earl was very much interested in the slums, perhaps because he was rather poor himself, if not quite slummy.Through the Eye of the Needle | William Dean Howells