Meaning & Definition of Ghetto in English
1. Formerly the restricted quarter of many european cities in which jews were required to live
- "The warsaw ghetto"
2. Any segregated mode of living or working that results from bias or stereotyping
- "The relative security of the gay ghetto"
- "No escape from the ghetto of the typing pool"
3. A poor densely populated city district occupied by a minority ethnic group linked together by economic hardship and social restrictions