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1.
1. Another term for "ghetto." Except that slums would be used more to describe a metropolitan ghetto rather than a small town ghetto.

2. Originaly used to desribe the ghetto neighborhoods of New York city and Los Angeles.

(also see "hoodlums.")
I had to work real hard to rise up from the slums.
by Legs (Saintt) December 02, 2006
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2.
The Luxury Circle Trailer Park in Jackson, New Jersey... home of Hoop, the Mountain Man
There is a big sign that says "slum" in front of the luxury circe trailer park.
by heb August 31, 2005
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3.
to go around and be a manwhore
Rian is going to slum it this year.
by ar the ripper August 19, 2010
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4.
Poor quality, poor performance, not necessarily referring to poverty. A sad, destitute state. Evidence of decline (in quality)
That was such a slum performance by the band today.

I haven't gone to school for three days, and haven't done a drop of homework, i'm really slumming man.
by Chaz February 14, 2005
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5.
A more formal name for the ghetto.
It's hard to believe that some people ACTUALLY take pride in living in the slums. They sure must love the poverty, violence, and poor educational system of such an environment.
by AYB September 24, 2003
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6.
Descriptive of anything displeasing, of low quality, unskilled, unattractive, or lazy.

In a general sense, it can be used to describe anything in a negative way
1) "Jamal was slummin' at hoops today."
2) "My test grade was so slum! I got an F"
3) "The paint job on that car is so slum!"
by Anonymous March 24, 2005
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7.
Shit, Poor Quality, Below Par.
"This weed is fucking slum man, it don't even get you high"

"Hey, you coming to the gig?"
"No, I aint got no cash"
"Slum, man"
by g4tch February 09, 2014
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