What does “Ratchet” mean?


What does being “Ratchet” mean? and What is a “Ratchet”?

The term and slang “Ratchet” is a noun and adjective, meaning anything can be ‘Ratchet”. Ratchet was originated Shreveport, Louisiana, which dubbed itself Ratchet City. The term stems from the English term “wretched” which means unhappy, poor, or very bad.

Ratchet as a noun is used to reference a nasty, ghetto, or trifling woman but it is necessarily limited to gender. Ratchet as an adjective is used to reference the act of being nasty, ghetto, or trifling.

Ratchet means nasty, ghetto, or trifling.

The term “Ratchet” has been used by Jay-Z, Juicy J, Lil Wayne, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, 21 Savage, Tyga, Chief Keef, and many more rappers.

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