The act or practice of being ratchet. Scientists believe it is an unwritten code. Many activities and behaviors can be associated with ratchetism, such as twerking barefoot in the club, or bringing a baby to a house party.
The way of the ratchet is constantly being studied, and much more research is required before ratchetism can fully be understood.
Person #1: What the hell are those girls doing?
Person #2: Ratchetism, my friend. Move along. Nothing to see here.