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verb often humorous     slum pronunciation in American English
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present participleslumming
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past participleslummed
  1. slum it


    be slumming (it)

    to spend time in conditions that you would not normally think were good enough for you

    He was staying in a hotel while the rest of us were slumming it at a campsite.

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high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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