- spend time at a lower socio-economic level than one's own, motivated by curiosity or desire for adventure; usage considered condescending and insensitive
"attending a motion picture show by the upper class was considered sluming in the early 20th century"
- Tom lives in a slum.
- The land became a slum.
- The movie is a harrowing depiction of life in an urban slum.
- We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased.