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slurb

[slurb] /slɜrb/
noun
1.
a shabby, ill-planned suburban area.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; sl(um) + (sub)urb
Related forms
slurban, adjective
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slurb

noun

A suburb of cheap mass-produced houses, ugly business places, etc: The towns all merged in one faceless, undifferentiated slurb

[1962+; probably a blend of slum and suburb]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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