A word that people use to call something "ghetto" or the equivalent of "ghetto".
The irony lies in that 95% of the time, a "ghetto" person is using the word.
Person 1: She so ratchet gurl.
Person 2: Oh the irony.
a tasteless, classless individual (most often a female) who does vile and off color things on a frequent basis while still maintaining diva status in her own mind.
Context: In the workplace-
Girl One: "I was waxing my butthole."
Girl Two: "Damn! Didn't that burn?"
Supervisor: "Ya'll are ratchet! Get back to work!"
A term ghetto people use to describe other ghetto people.
Ghetto girl one: I can see yo coochie hanging out your shorts, you ratchet.
Ghetto girl two: Says the girl who sucks dick for food stamps!! YOU ratchet.
another name for a socket wrench
"Hand me that ratchet over there."
1) A ratchet is a mechanical device that allows continuous linear or rotary motion in only one direction while preventing motion in the opposite direction. Though something of a misnomer, "ratchet" is also often used to refer to ratcheting socket wrenches, a common tool with a ratcheting handle.
2) A character in the Transformers franchise. (Seriously?)
1) There is a ratchet in that clock. That means that the clock can't turn the opposite direction...
2) Ratchet can turn into an ambulance at will.
adjective. a person (or activity) that is in general, over the top, out of control hood/ghetto, gritty, and unapologetically so
In a sentence:
"I live for 1/2 off drinks on Big Booty Tuesdays. I'm so ratchet!"
1: To act in a dysfunctional or out-of-pocket manner; unruly; 2: Someone whose actions could be considered as severely undistinguishable; possesing little or no class.
"I'm tired of Denise bringin' them ratchet ass kids around the house when I'm trynna work! Little heathens
always trynna tear shit up!"
"Ayy yo tell me why this bitch is down to let the whole team smash
"Cause she ratchet..."