1. To live poorly, or in below-average quality. Lifestyle that is below widely accepted standards, in terms of health, nutrition and hygeine, safety, and intelligence. Often linked with impoverished lifestyle or frugal living.
2. In stasis, or semi-nomadic state, surviving on bare minimum or below normal standards of living.
Some of the Boston MA WBCN radio guest DJs are known for slumming it in Roxbury.