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What does the slang word ratchet mean?

Ratchet is a slang term in hip hop that in its original sense referred to an uncouth woman, and may be a Louisianan regiolect version of the word "wretched." The term has since been extended to have broader meanings and connotations and is no longer strictly bound by race or gender.

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Besides, what does it mean to call someone a ratchet?

Ratchet is a slang term that can mean "exciting" or "excellent," often used as a term of empowerment among women. Some may also use ratchet for when they are feeling "bad" in some way. The term has been previously used, however, as an insult characterizing a woman as being "overdramatic" or "promiscuous."

Beside above, what is the difference between Ratchet and ghetto? As verbs the difference between ratchet and ghetto is that ratchet is to cause to become incremented or decremented while ghetto is to confine (a specified group of people) to a ghetto.

Accordingly, what does Ratched mean?

Nurse Ratched(Noun) A sadistic, controlling woman, especially a nurse, in a position of authority.

What does wretched mean in slang?

very unfortunate in condition or circumstances; miserable; pitiable. characterized by or attended with misery and sorrow. despicable, contemptible, or mean: a wretched miser. poor, sorry, or pitiful; worthless: a wretched job of sewing.

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