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slummy

[ sluhm-ee ]
/ ˈslʌm i /
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adjective, slum·mi·er, slum·mi·est.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a slum: a slummy part of town.
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Origin of slummy

First recorded in 1855–60; slum + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM slummy

slum·mi·ness, noun
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