Ghetto (slang)

Type: noun, adjective, slang

Pronunciation: /get-oh/

Also known as: The Ghetto

Plural: Ghettos

What does Ghetto mean?

1. A poor or low-income part of a city or town. Typically a place with minorities.

Ghetto Synonyms: The Ghetto, Hood, Trenches, Block

2. To be or act poor.

Ghetto Synonyms: Hood, Ratchet

Example sentence: “I got a girl from the ghetto, turned her to a brat.”

Ghetto in songs:

“This orphanage we call a ghetto is quite a routine” – Kendrick Lamar, Sing About Me, I’m Dying of Thirst.

“Keepin’ this Schweppervescent street ghetto essence inside us” – AZ, Life’s a Bitch.

I’m back on the road, I get low on the pedal, We live by the codes of the ghetto” – Future, Codeine Crazy.

Ghetto bird be on the street, paramedics on the dial” – Kendrick Lamar, XXX.

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Cite this page: "Ghetto." Rap Dictionary, DailyRapFacts. Accessed April 17, 2024.


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