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Ghetto can be many different things from where a person 1) lives to the way they 2) talk, 3) walk, or 4) do things...

1- A place that people have real low income.

2- (talk) "A yo she shakin it lik a salt shaker" translation: (movin her botty up n down so fast lik when u shake salt).

3- (Walk) Any walk that don't look lik u gots a stick up ya butt.

4- Buy doing things that a rich person would never do (this does not include people who were poor and became rich.. only people that were born and raised that way..
1: you can't make an example of a ghetto home cause they all different, but here's an idea...u walk in a home and they T.V. stand is a chair, or box..ect.

2: look at tha definition above.

3: walkin wit a limp or walkin wit a sway.

4: (Girl) A yo.
(boy) what.
(girl) Why u drinkin ya soda out the pot, u ain't washed ya cups.
by L's November 02, 2007
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part of a city where black gangster people live. also known as the hood.
white people don't wanna go to the ghetto becuase their scared of black people.
by ray3524612761 November 24, 2005
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Ghetto is derived from parents naming their children something like "Dolly"
You can walk through the ghetto and know peoples names without asking them:

*Dolly
*Tonio
*Lafonda
*Tyrisha
*Quamisha
*Fofisha
*Bobisha
*Kanisha
*Kryshel
by Drock;; May 12, 2009
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1. Run down.

2. What high school jocks think they are.

3. What 75% of white kids think they are.
In your entry, link to other words using square brackets
by DJ-BILLZ May 15, 2005
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Present : Ghetto - doing something so cheap

everyone usually lived doing this word, man if you havent your one rich ass bitch.
MY favorites or common riding a kart to get to places using bags as shoes or slippers, cant think of things i seen or did right now whatever you get the point but damnt the kart its fun downhill im telling you use pillows for protection

Example : damn! thats hella ghetto using newspaper to wrap christmas gifts we aint the dallar store!

its usefull doing these though seriously it does work, but its some wack ass decoration who gives a fuck its wrapped right?
by NIGGA OH August 04, 2007
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"Zetto" was the name of the quartier of the east europe jews (the venetian native jews can live where they wished)and means nothing, just a name for a place.
The east europe jews cannot spell the letter "z" and calling it "ghetto".

1400: Yankele:"I am an jew immigrant from Polland , can I rent a house here?"
Bepin: "no, you must go in the zetto : third channel on the right."
Yankele"what?"
Bepi"Zetto, Zetto, the third channel on the right and youll'find the quartier. Then ask to the rabbis"
Yankele" Shit ! I cannot spell this..ketto, ghetto..ach!"
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A horribly run "city" where Jews were kept during World War II before being sent off to concentration/death camps. People who say they live in a "ghetto" don't know what the real things are like, they just think they are cool.
Guy 1: I'm so ghetto!
Guy 2: Go die *shoots*
by Superbeast May 29, 2006
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