being on food stamps, section 8 and welfare you have your nails ,and hair done in the latest weave,a large Gucci purse.You give your man your food stamp card to slide so you can say he takes care of you. He has on Jordan's (that you bought him) and your kids are walking around bare foot with a heavy diaper.
"Hey girl I seen your new J'z, even tho you on food stamps you living ghetto fabulous!"
by Rebecka Wicker September 1, 2008
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To be hood and fabulous. To live in the "hood" yet drive a Mercedes, rock a Rose Gold Jacob, and sport the latest designer goods. In other words Livin good in the hood....the true and exact definition.

Can be equated with inappropriate spending on depreciable items instead of items that build wealth.
Did you see Don whippin that bentley, playboy is straight ghetto fabulous
by Safir October 15, 2006
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Someone who dresses or just buys expensive things, but doesn't really have the money to back it up.
She had a bens and lots of bling, but she still lives in the ghetto.
by Mmm, Tacos March 12, 2003
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The hood's version of fabulous. So basically the opposite of Fabulous. This could be in several situations.
The stores in the mall were ghetto fabulous.
by MaDawgTT February 24, 2015
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"Ghetto Fabulous" = nouveau riche.

"Ghetto Fabulous" is taking the urban style, attitude, and sensibility and elevating it to a hip fashion trend with a little help from newly acquired wealth.
New money turns you Ghetto Fabulous don't it?
by Mr. Terrence L. Trezvant June 9, 2005
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A state of excelerated fabulousness; moreso than fabulous alone. Not necessarily implying a state of poverty, however more applicable when busting out a possession of lesser quality than the standard norm.
Today was a ghetto fabulous freakin' day.
by NeiLiO September 28, 2004
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