Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Ratchet"

The meaning of "Ratchet" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does get ratchet mean?
A: ratchet=mean, terrible, it's on
Q: What does this is so ratchet mean?
A: Ratchet is a recent slang word that started in the US. As urban dictionary says (a dictionary for slang words you won’t find in a proper dictionary), It comes from “A ghetto-dialect mispronunciation of the English term "wretched". ..”

It’s used to refer to someone, often a girl, who looks bad, sometimes obese, very poor, and scraggly looking in general.

Just as fair warning, this word can be a racial stereotype, as if you use it all over place without care, you’re likely to insult someone and provoke them, whether from the blatant insult that inherently comes with calling someone ratchet, or the fact that you used it in an inappropriate situation.

“This is so ratchet” specifically means the situation is crappy, probably poorly planned, and is all around bad, or rough.
Q: What does ratchets mean?
A: In a slang term it would mean a cocky girl who has nothing to be cocky about, like she is a skank
Q: What does ratchet mean?
A: Haha, I'm guessing you're not talking about the ratchet as a tool, which is another name for a socket wrench. It's a slang word that means ghetto/trashy.
Q: What does ratchet mean?
A: Currently it's a trendy slang. Meaning similarity to dirty, trashy, or low class

Example sentences using "Ratchet"

Q: Please show me example sentences with ratchet.
A: Trump has ratcheted up the property prices in New York.
Q: Please show me example sentences with ratchet.
A: Ratchet is a noun and the name if a tool, but it can be used as a verb with 'up' meaning to increase. 'You should ratchet up your level of effort.' 'You should ratchet up your participation on the team.'
Q: Please show me example sentences with ratchet up.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Please show me example sentences with ratchet .
A: Ratchet is sometimes used as an insult, but like above it is a tool

Synonyms of "Ratchet" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between ratchet up and work up ?
A: "ratchet up" means to increase or make something increase, repeatedly and by small amounts. "work up" means to develop or improve something with some effort. While work up is to improve with effort, ratchet up is to increase repeatedly by small amounts.
Q: What is the difference between ratchet up and work up ?
A: You can "work up" an appetite by exercising. But I'm not sure what ratchet up is 😳

Translations of "Ratchet"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ratchet up
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Other questions about "Ratchet"

Q: "why are you dating a ratchet girl"

(does this sound natural?)
A: hey one more question please what's "throttle" I know is a device to control the fuel or power of an engine and to kill someone right???
Q: I got this ratchet slimy feeling
Means what?
A: thank you
Q: The ratchet system of SiDi shoes isn't useful.
I won't buy their shoes anymore. Does this sound natural?
A: “My SiDi shoes arent useful. I won’t buy from them again”
Q: What does "ratchet" mean in "young slang"?
A: It means; sleazy, unattractive, gross ect. ^^ hope I helped

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