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1 definition by Cakesy

 
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An effectation of a lifestyle, i.e., limited luxury and limited refinement aka, mannerisms, speech, dress, appearance, spending habits. Presentation as one who is above the general status quo for a particular race or ethnic group.

More commonly applied to one who has a ghetto upbringing, but because of further education and/or employment, shows no trace of that upbrining.

However, if pressured enough, the individual normally revert back to their ethnic upbringing.
As she stepped out of her designer shoes and removed her designer jewlery, she was heard to remark "Don't let this booshie fool you. I'm from the ghetto and will whoop your monkey ass!"
by Cakesy June 16, 2008
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