Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a slum; squalid.

Etymologies

slum +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • At Habitat's Global Village volunteers constructed a walk-through model of the slumlike conditions in which 1 billion people live around the world.

    Building Success

  • But I actually saw nothing slumlike; indeed, with a current of cool east wind in our faces, which the motion of the tram reinforced, the ride was an experience delightful to every sense.

    London Films

  • Her Minneapolis high-rise apartment has the depressing, slumlike impermanence of a crash pad.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • Her Mineapolis high rise apartment has the depressing, slumlike impermanence of a crash pad.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • He angrily described the latter as "grimy, dingy and slumlike," complaining that the original beauty of the mosaic decorations of Heins & LaFarge and Vickers had been covered over in the intervening decades by dirt and grime, as well as advertising and newer signs.

    AIGA: Voice: AIGA Journal of Design

  • This summer, geek hero Peter Jackson will make his first-ever appearance at the San Diego Comic-Con in order to promote Neill Blomkamp’s upcoming sci-fi flick District 9″ which revolves around a group of aliens imprisoned on Earth in a slumlike environment and find help in a sympathetic government agent on which Jackson served as a producer.

    Peter Jackson Will Be at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con for DISTRICT 9 – Collider.com

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