transitive verb-·ized·, -·iz·ing
- to restrict to a ghetto
- to make into a ghetto
transitive verbghet·to·ized, ghet·to·iz·ing, ghet·to·iz·es
- To set apart in or as if in a ghetto; isolate.
- To make into or similar to a ghetto: “He left a city ghettoized and strangled by highways and the auto” ( New York )