ghettoize ghettoize  /ˈɡɛ toʊ ˌaɪz/

Definition(s):

  • (v) put in a ghetto

Usage(s):

  • The creation of a new category of educational fare, moreover, may simply ghettoize such programming and turn kids off.

News

  • Rankings: Silver Lake Named Los Angeles's Best Neighborhood

    Time was, a money-focused national publication would say the best neighborhood in Los Angeles was something like Santa Monica or Brentwood--a rich and relatively walkable Westside neighborhood--and they'd ghettoize eastish-side favorites like Silver Lake as, say, the Best Hipster...
    on August 14, 2013     Source: Curbed LA

Quotes

  1. "You ghettoize them in effect, because you make it impossible for middle-income kids to make it," Brown told the commission.
    on Oct 19, 2007 By: Hank Brown Source: Colorado Springs Gazette

  2. "This attempt to ghettoize me into this sort of very small and almost arcane part of my biography, to me has been remarkable, and nobody else running for president has been painted in such a way as to his or her faith," Huckabee said.
    on Feb 12, 2008 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Springdale Morning News

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