Someone, usually a female, who wants to be bougie
, but who is in reality ghetto
"Man, she thinks she's so bougie in those $200 jeans."
"yep, but with that gold tooth she ain't nuthin but boughetto."
girl that weave is boughetto
A person who is rich and wealthy but has poor mannerism and no etiquette.
She bought a mega-mansion in an expensive gated community. She invited us to dinner to show-off her wealth where she served us prawns, oysters and carvier. But she kept cussing and snapping her fingers and shaking her head with an attitude during the meal. I mean she was so boughetto!!
Someone who has money and nice things, but lacks the tactfulness, sophistication, education, etc. to go along with it.
"She thinks she's classy because she drives a new Audi and buys designer bags, but she dresses like a washed-up beauty queen. She's totally boughetto."
Bougy and ghetto. Hot mess thinks there over the top, but are not. Cool sometimes, but their boujyness gets out of hand.
LaShonne's not boujy, she is more like boughetto.
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!"