skid row

noun \ ˈskid-ˈrō \
|Updated on: 14 Jun 2018

Definition of skid row

: a district of cheap saloons and flophouses frequented by vagrants and alcoholics

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Origin and Etymology of skid row

alteration of skid road


SKID ROW Defined for English Language Learners

skid row

Definition of skid row for English Language Learners

  • : a poor part of a town or city where people who are homeless or who drink too much often go



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