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  • n. Plural form of slumdog.

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Examples

  • "The slum dwellers should not be called slumdogs; they should be called slumlions," he told the crowd.

    'Slumdog' Success Gets Mixed Reviews in India

  • They say being referred to as slumdogs is degrading and they want the word "dogs" taken out of the title.

    CNN Transcript Jan 28, 2009

  • They say being referred to as slumdogs is degrading and they want the word "dog" taken out of the title.

    CNN Transcript Jan 28, 2009

  • As the team traveled to Calcutta and elsewhere to cast its "slumdogs," a problem emerged: The middle-class youths who auditioned and spoke English didn't have the uninhibited spark of the real street kids the team met, none of whom spoke English.

    The Co-Pilot of 'Slumdog'

  • New York: After protests against Indian steel and a right-wing radio show host calling Indians "slumdogs" for doing outsourced American jobs,

    SiliconIndia.com

  • Earlier this week, right-wing radio show host Rush Limbaugh called Indians handling outsourced jobs "slumdogs".

    SiliconIndia.com

  • The centre was a dream come true for the 'slumdogs' who yearned to learn the basics of computers and step into the digital world.

    The Money Times - finance news, lifestyle, markets, investment, personal finance, banking, retirement planning

  • All this plus Brangelina rooting for the 'slumdogs', Spielberg announcing the Oscar and an affable Anil Kapoor to provide a touch of stardom ... even Vikas Swarup, the MEA mandarin turned author turned Oscar winner couldn't have come up with better.

    NDTV News - Top Stories

  • "slumdogs," no-one is even remotely well-intentioned.

    Reason Magazine - Hit & Run

  • Barring some cosmetic effort under the ongoing Urban Renewal Mission to improve sanitation and hygiene in the slums or to rehabilitate the “slumdogs” into indifferently built tenements nothing fundamental has so far been attempted.

    India's "Dark Underbelly" set to bloat

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