slummy

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Etymology[edit]

From slum +‎ -y.

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slummy (comparative slummier, superlative slummiest)

  1. Like a slum; run-down, dirty, decrepit.
    • 2003, Alasdair Gray, ‘Miss Kincaid's Autumn’, Canongate 2012 (Every Short Story), p. 745:
      Cars and unemployment increased. Council houses took on a slummier look.

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