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!"