The act of being in the ghetto.

A ghetto area within a major city.
You should've seen this house we were at last night, it was DEEP in the hood. What a shithole!

I had to risk my life to get a bag because my dealer lives in the hood.
by Luke L. June 19, 2006
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a place where plenty of shit goes down like gangbangin, drug dealin, killin, a place where you wouldnt want to be
South Central LA, South Bronx, Queensbridge, Southside Houston, Brooklyn, parts of Queens, Philly, etc.
by Adept April 1, 2005
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The word or phrase on hood signifies a serious agreeance to someone or something
Jerry : you Fw that party at club Twelve20

Fred : "On Hood"
by FredGolden December 4, 2016
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Adjective: Someone who is from an inner city and expresses the essence of urban culture. Not to be confused with ghetto because a person can be hood but not ghetto at all. Describing a person as 'hood" can be a positive compliment but describing someone as ghetto is usually derogatory. Many people that are "hood" are successful, classy individuals who not only survived the perils of the inner city but love their hometown and have a desire to make it better for everyone there. Whereas people described as ghetto are usually poor, trashy and uncouth. Back in the day, many "ghetto" people lived in the projects. "Hood" describes people from the hood who were raised with the hip hop era but are not and have never been ghetto. Many grew up in middle class households in the hood. They are home boys and home girls.
Dude is so hood. Did you peep his style?
by believer131 February 4, 2013
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hood-hood is a more intense ghetto than just a regular hood.
I wouldn't go to that spot in Watts. That spot is hood-hood.
by chet manley April 15, 2013
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see: Last place you wanna be at on earth.
Two cops and a drug dealer were shot in the hood last night.
by soundseven January 16, 2012
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