slurb

noun
\ˈslərb \

Definition of slurb 

: a suburb of wearisomely uniform and usually poorly constructed houses

First Known Use of slurb

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for slurb

sl- (as in slovenly, sleazy) + suburb

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