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    ghetto

    ghetto - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ghetto

    Definition
    (noun) formerly the restricted quarter of many European cities in which Jews were required to live
    Example Sentence
    • the Warsaw ghetto
    Definition
    (noun) any segregated mode of living or working that results from bias or stereotyping
    Example Sentence
    • the relative security of the gay ghetto
    • no escape from the ghetto of the typing pool
    Definition
    (noun) a poor densely populated city district occupied by a minority ethnic group linked together by economic hardship and social restrictions
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