Definition of ghetto

Definition of ghetto
  1. ghetto Noun The district in a city where Jews were compelled to confine themselves.
  2. ghetto Noun A district where members of an ethnic, religious or cultural minority are congregated, usually voluntarily.
  3. ghetto Noun An economically depressed urban district predominantly inhabited by members of one ethnic or religious group.
  4. ghetto Adjective of or relating to a ghetto or to ghettos in general
  5. ghetto Adjective of low quality; cheap; shabby
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