skid row

noun \ ˈskid-ˈrō \

Definition of skid row

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

Origin and Etymology of skid row

alteration of skid road


SKID ROW Defined for English Language Learners

skid row

noun

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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