hood rat


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hood rat

n. someone who hangs around the [black] neighborhood. Sam’s just a wimpy hood rat. He never sees any action.
See also: hood, rat
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1 ( ANI ): Lady Gaga unloaded her anger on a former personal assistant who has sued the pop diva for overtime pay - blasting the woman in a sworn deposition as a "f-king hood rat who is suing me for money that she didn't earn."
Karyn's crusading work - and Michael's research - feature in the book Hood Rat by Gavin Knight which is due out next month.
However, Malik finds it difficult to maintain the "hood rat" facade.
This is not the stereotypical ghetto-to-fabulous melodrama of some "hood rat", propelled forward on large doses of ego and testosterone, fashioning a new self from the mysterious underworld of the inner city.
GAVIN Knight is the author of Hood Rat, powerful stories of inner-city crime.
Crongton Knights is Wheatle's second title in a planned trilogy about an inner-city estate plagued by knife crime and overrun by phone-jacking "hood rats", where tower block resident schoolboy McKay tries to help out a girl in danger of exposure for sexting after her phone is stolen.
Yet when the very same actions are painted on a black woman (as they were on Janet Jackson's 'Nip-Slip Superbowl'), they're seen as "hood rats" or ghetto.
"Hood Rats" is the story of a group of girls in the hood.
Then I'd take them by the scruff of their useless necks and force them to clear up the mess their out-of-control feral hood rats created.