A person with a 4D personality is someone who has a unique personality, who has a different way of thinking, speaking and acting. For example, SS501’s Leader Joong is said to have a 4D personality because he models, acts, volunteers, sings and dances and says unusual and exaggerated things.
Leader Joong delivering coal (2010); Credit: news.nate.com
The act of being excessively cute. For example, cute smiles, hand gestures and poses.
SHINee's Onew (L) and Taemin (R); Credit: blog.naver.com/viajeroa
An expression that can be used in different ways: “oh no” or “oh my goodness,” or “aw!”
Sandara (2NE1); Credit: Bean Pole Jeans Photoshoot at Entertainment Relay
A term used to respectfully refer to an older woman or a middle-aged woman who could be married. It can have negative connotations. For example, Insooni may be a veteran of the Kpop world, but you might not want to call her ajumma!
Insooni; Credit: korea.com
A term used to refer to an older man in his thirties/forties.
For example, on Hello Baby, Little Yoogeun refers to MC Kang HoDong as Ajusshi!