a run down poor side of town or when something is jerry-rigged and looks like it was made in ahalf-assed fashion.
1. That side of town is a ghetto.
2. Replacing a broken window with a trashbag and ducttape is ghetto.
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1. g-hetto (adj.) (guh-hettO) .. the edited version of the werd ghetto, mocking the true meaning of the meaning, and basically.. in one werd to sum it up.. banana.

Janine is g-hetto. She is so g-hetto, i think i am going to call her JaniZZle. My favorite food is banana. Yum Yum. Carrie is totally a g-hetto person for writing this. Word, to yuh brotha.
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Something very cheap and low-quality, or something you could have easily bought for a small sum of money, but opted to make it yourself with low-quality parts.
My lawn mower is so ghetto, oil comes OUT of the carburator!
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An improperly, overused word that most teenagers and young adults use to describe something that is old, run down, or dirty. The correct defintion is: a quarter of a city in which members of a minority group live especially because of social, legal, or economic pressure
Teenagers say "ghetto" all the time and they have no idea what the word really means. New York city is a place that had many "ghettos" in the early part of the 20th century.
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something that is bad or a rough area. usually related to crime
bob: sum rude boys stole ma fone blud
jim:naa blud dat is ghetto

that estate is ghetto
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1. A ghetto is a section of a city predominantly occupied by a group who live there, especially because of social, economic, or legal issues. The term was originally used in Venice to describe the area where Jews were compelled to live.

2. Now A days Ghetto is used to describe many things that are poorly made or poor looking.
Tom: We are going to the ghetto.
Joe: The Ghetto? What's That?

Tom: It's the place where all the poor, uneducated people live.

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Kim: OMG that girl looks so Ghetto!
Sally: I know look at her Purple hair, that is so Ghetto!
Kim: And look at her fake Gucci Purse, only Ghetto people carry those!
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adj. referring to a cheaper version of something
ghetto milk- adding milk to the last bit to make it last longer
ghetto wallet- a ziploc bag with money in it
ghetto i pod- a CD player or even better, a walkman
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Expensive long painted toenails, frequently acrylic and/or airbrushed. Worn by people who could not possibly have jobs because they could never wear any shoes other than flip flops.
Damn, those ghet-toes are fancy! Did you trade your food stamps for those?
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