A 2 part definition word. Bougie(n):An upper middle-class black person that possess snobby, rich-folk traits and mannerisms. Ghetto(n): Any black person or community fixated in severe urban areas, whether it be in the city or the country. One of the many epitomes of black cultures.
Combinate the 2 words: A well-to-do black person with underlying ghetto intetions. Usually their in denial of their up-bringing or family true background. When it sneaks out from them then their "bou-ghetto".
It can also be an adjective. It can describe a certain flare in fashion or it can be descriptive as in someone's behavior or actions.
Female 1: "Look at Tanisha with that short denim skirt on and those Prada boots...that looks totally wrong!"
Female 2: "Wrong?! That looks very bou-ghetto, you can't wear that in Baltimore, she needs to take that back to the ghetto!"
short hand for talking about as in "you know what i'm talking about:. primarily used with southern rap fans and hip hop kids. It is the ultimate ghetto pass. IF you can use the word in the right context, the audience will automatically understand, but if it comes across as being cheesy you will be marked.
that pussy was fire, tum bou!