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ghetto pass

ghetto pass n. figurative or literal approval from Black Americans or the hip-hop music community (of a non-Black person or a now-successful Black person); the street cred of someone known for keeping it real. Etymological Note: This term was...

ghetto pass

ghetto pass
 n.— «I never thought ice cube would give up his Ghetto Pass.» —by Akiem Allah Usenet: rec.music.hip-hop Mar. 11, 1997. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

ghetto pass

ghetto pass
 n.— «We gave Kid Rock his ghetto pass. We’re black, all about the love.» —“Champ’s town” by Brian Smith Metro Times (Detroit, Mich.) Dec. 12, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)


booya  interj.— «Awaiting trial on grand theft charges, Thomas allegedly flashed a gang hand sign at the deputy and said, “It’s the last thing you’ll see in the back window of your car before you hear ‘booya, booya.’”...


boo-ya  n.— «Ok, I almost got the analogy…Here’s a hint for ya’ll: the plastic bag is a jim hat. Buildings is the boo-ya (my roomie’s term for “it”) But I can’t figure out how pink cookies is supposed to look like a...


cuddie n. used vocatively, friend or pal; homie, cuz. Editorial Note: This term appears to originate in Vallejo, California, and is closely associated with the performers Mac Mall and Mac Dre. Etymological Note: The etymological information in the...

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