Entry from British & World English dictionary
(Of a place) squalid and overcrowded: the hardships of the poor dwelling in slum-like conditions
More example sentences
- The city is divided into eight sections ranging from slum-like to plush.
- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took up residence there during his 1966 campaign for fair housing, to highlight the slum-like conditions produced by poverty, unemployment and racism.
- They have been corralled off in a small, slum-like corner of the city.
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