Definition of slum verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

slum

 verb
verb
NAmE//slʌm//
 
[intransitive]be slumming(informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they slum
 
he / she / it slums
 
past simple slummed
 
-ing form slumming
 
 
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  • to spend time in places or conditions that are much worse than those you are used to There are plenty of ways you can cut costs on your trip without slumming.
  • Idioms
    slum it(often humorous)
     
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    to accept conditions that are worse than those you are used to Several businessmen had to slum it in economy class.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: slum

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