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See definition of slummy on Dictionary.com
  • as indilapidated
  • as insordid

synonyms for slummy

  • battered
  • broken-down
  • crumbling
  • damaged
  • decaying
  • decrepit
  • derelict
  • dingy
  • in ruins
  • neglected
  • ramshackle
  • rickety
  • run down
  • seedy
  • shabby
  • unkempt
  • decayed
  • faded
  • impaired
  • injured
  • marred
  • beat-up
  • crumbly
  • crummy
  • dog-eared
  • fallen-in
  • in a bad way
  • old
  • ratty
  • raunchy
  • rinky-dink
  • shaky
  • tacky
  • threadbare
  • tumble-down
  • uncared-for
  • unimproved
  • used-up
  • worn-out

antonyms for slummy

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  • OK
  • good
  • healthy
  • neat
  • nice
  • repaired
  • sound
  • stable
  • rebuilt
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How to use slummy in a sentence

We then drove to the gardens, which lie across the river, in quite a slummy part of the town.
A JOURNAL FROM JAPANMARIE CARMICHAEL STOPES
The narrow streets of Westminster are curious and interesting, if occasionally just a trifle "slummy."
HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN LONDONMRS. E. T. COOK.
Once, I remember coming home sick at heart, from a visitation of one such slummy "lane."
HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN LONDONMRS. E. T. COOK.
It turned out to be a straggling row of rather slummy-looking cottages, with a post office, a general shop, and a public-house.
A PATRIOTIC SCHOOLGIRLANGELA BRAZIL
The earl was very much interested in the slums, perhaps because he was rather poor himself, if not quite slummy.
THROUGH THE EYE OF THE NEEDLEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
We entered a long, straggling, slummy-looking road, and after a time pulled up at 110.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME VII, ISSUE 41, MAY, 1894VARIOUS
Don't you believe she has been led away into any slummy place, for the sake of politics or anything else.
SUNRISEWILLIAM BLACK
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WORDS RELATED TO SLUMMY

  • cheapened
  • depreciated
  • deprived
  • destitute
  • devalued
  • dilapidated
  • disadvantaged
  • distressed
  • ghetto
  • impaired
  • needy
  • poor
  • poverty-stricken
  • run-down
  • seedy
  • set back
  • slummy
  • underprivileged
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.