A tool used in farming for digging up roots , now used as "ugly" or " dresses badly " or "looking like a hoe " .
Man that girl is ratchet !
Benny , give me that ratchet to dig up these beet roots .
Ratchet does not mean ugly , dressing badly , or looking like a hoe / slut .
by KNC1990 November 16, 2014

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When something is just ugly or some crap like that, a lo,bax from ratchet and clank, a tool
Ratchet is a weirdo
by Urbanman100 June 19, 2016

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1) An uncommon or useless tool or item (usually scattered in a garage)

2) A character from the game "Ratchet and Clank"

3) Someone who us being used by another person
1) "I have way too many ratchets in my garage"

2) "I can't wait for the new Ratchet and Clank game!"

3) "Wow, Chell is treating Nicole like a ratchet"
by becauseimapotato May 25, 2016

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When you do something, generally (sexual) late at night, that is out of character; a little sketchy, but okay.
Emorie: Yea I went to Matt's dorm on a Monday at 1:30am. While we were making out, he bit my neck and slapped my ass.
Dawn: That's ratchet.
by bdeisbitches May 25, 2016

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Slang for terrible, failed, ghetto, you get the picture
Jesus your science fair project is ratchet here take my less terrible potato clock (shoves project into friends hand takes other project and runs away)
by Queen Chilebean August 15, 2015

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Lifting lifestyles through innovative expressions
I live such a ratchet lifestyle.

You're clothing is from ratchet
by Urban ratchet July 16, 2015

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For objects- something that can be made or bought with low funds
"That Walmart t-shirt is so ratchet girl!"
by zanyzebra13 June 17, 2015

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