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What does "ratchet" mean. The slang form.

A relative of mine uses a lot of slang. I can't interpret half of her statuses on Facebook because they are filled with things like "wud" instead of "would" words with extra letters in them. For example, where I would say "its hot outside today",She would say "man!!! It's effin hawt out side. For realzzzz #stayinInsideee

Anyway...she tagged someone I knew in a status saying "dumb b%#ch is ratchettt" what does that mean,
Clearly it's negative but does that mean dirty or what?


Asked by Anonymous at 1:42 PM on May. 13, 2013 in Relationships

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  • Just found this on Facebook! Thought of this post!


    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 3:24 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • crazy, nasty, dirty, etc.

    urban dictionary is your friend 


    Answer by tnm786 at 1:50 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • laughingWhy can't people just say what they mean?


    Answer by Chrln06 at 1:56 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • From asking my 13yr old daughter, it means ghetto, or lame if you grew up in the 90's.

    Answer by keisha613 at 1:44 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • Probably an adaptation of "wretched".

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 1:57 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • Basically it's a girl who is a skank. Dirty & foul

    Answer by funlovinlady at 2:01 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • A hood rat.

    Answer by maecntpntz219 at 2:08 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • Gross.

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 1:52 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • You know you're old when slang starts coming out that you never heard of before. I was no longer a teenager in the nineties; maybe that's why the word is so foreign to me.

    Answer by Ballad at 3:42 PM on May. 13, 2013

  • I thought at first maybe it was an odd overemphasized way of saying wretched. I'm 24 and I have no clue what the meaning is of most things she says. Starting to give me a headache might have to hit the old unfriend button soon.

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 2:08 PM on May. 13, 2013

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