hood rat

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hood (from neighborhood) + rat

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hood rat (plural hood rats)

  1. (slang) Someone who has sex with everyone in the "hood" or neighborhood; the term is linked to the culture of the American ghettos and to hip-hop culture. A hood rat is an often poor woman who engages in sexual activity like a prostitute, but without charge and without being coerced (compare slut).
    Let's get a couple of hood rats over for the party tonight
    • 2005, Cupid Is Stupid by Jr. Aaron Bryant (page 19) [1]
      It is true. Carmen is an official gold digger. In fact, she is an instructor at the school of gold digging. Hood rats have been clocking her style for years. Wanting to pull the players she pulled, and wishing they had the looks she had.

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