Definitions For Slum


  • A district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions
  • An area of a city where poor people live and the buildings are in bad condition
  • A very untidy place


  • Spend time at a lower socio-economic level than one's own, motivated by curiosity or desire for adventure; usage considered condescending and insensitive
  • To spend time in places or conditions that are much worse than your usual places or conditions

Is Slum a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Slum is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Slum in a Sentence

  • He grew up in the slums of New York.
  • His house is a slum.
  • He sometimes likes to go slumming in bars around the city.

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