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A type of act or location that is usually pointed towards poverty & crime. The location term of Ghetto usually means a loaction known for having poverty & crime, and is usually home to Hispanics and African Americans. The act term of Ghetto is usally when someone does something in a way that makes them look like their from the Ghetto.
"You dont want to go in the Ghetto at night unless you want to come out with your body full of bullets"

"Nigga that stuff is Ghetto!"

"Yo Koolaid got so much sugar in it, that it's Ghetto"
by Ghetto Knowledge™ July 11, 2007
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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.
by dar4652 May 21, 2005
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A description that non-black people use for black people who are, at the time, doing anything gross, undesirable, obnoxious, loud, dressing trashy or giving unnecessary attitude - a description inherent to black people from the ghetto.
Jennifer usually looks really classy but tonight she just looked straight up ghetto.
by campnewyork July 05, 2011
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A state of mind in which people believe that being poor and armed adds to their social status.
Holly is very ghetto.
by Eli,b February 03, 2010
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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
by veggiebeef October 30, 2008
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1. A section of a city in which a large population of a minority is confined to a small space, usually due to economic status. Many residents of these areas are less financially stable than other areas.

2. Of or pertaining to "the ghetto"
The state is trying to increase educational fudins to the ghettos
by Anthomanic August 22, 2006
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I) A social, cultural isolation placed upon a minority group. As a derogatory term is mostly used to indicate a neglected, poor and filthy neighborhood, usually crime infested, in a city.

II) The word “Ghetto” is an Italian word that derives from the Venetian (from Venezia) word “Ghèto” (pronounced “get-oh”) which in turn comes from the Italian word “Getto” (pronounced “Je`t-toh” literally translated “Thrown” or “Poured”) from the verb “Gettare”. The term “Ghèto” was used to indicate a small island near Venice which had a “foundry” (the act of pouring liquid metals into a container or form is called in Venetian dialect “Ghèto” still used today when you go to see the glass pouring techniques). Around the XIV-XV Century this island was given to the Jews, of Venezia and surrounding areas, to keep them separated from the aristocracy and general inhabitant of Venezia. In time they all moved and concentrated in this island, either they were money changers or commoners. The Island never took the name “Ghèto” but in time the word changed to “Ghetto” to differentiate the term from both “Getto” and “Ghèto” and to the Italians and surrounding nations the new term indicated where the Jews were “poured or thrown to” or in a nicer term, where they lived in; the word took international footing during WWII when Germans, long time occupiers of Venezia, familiar with this term, used it to indicate first where Jews or Gypsies lived and subsequently were they were kept or concentrated.

III) It also took a different meaning when associated with words such as “golden” (Ghetto Dorato) to indicate where rich and affluent people lived. Today it has still the same meaning indicating an area where people are isolated culturally and socially but it is mostly used in a derogatory way.
don't go there it is a ghetto full of tugs and prostitutes
by Uberrimus May 31, 2006
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Used as an adjective to describe a person.
1. A person who lives in a ghetto.
2. A person who claims to have lived in the ghetto.
3. A mother who has 2 or more baby's daddy.
4. A father who has 2 or more baby's momma.
5. A person who buys something that he/she cannot afford. A true ghetto person would do this repeatedly.
6. A person who has gold/silver/platinum teeth
7. A person whos car's rims cost more than the car. (see spinners, Rims that keep spinning every time you stop)
A ghetto person would buy a cell phone and can't pay the bill and the phone gets cut off.
Man thats ghetto, he got spinners on a hupty!
by DJ JD April 12, 2006
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