4MEN: First Love

  4MEN is a Korean male vocal group known for its R&B-inflected songs, along with other K-pop groups that debuted in the late 1990s, including Fly to the Sky, g.o.d and Shinhwa.  The group began with four members, but its latest releases feature only two members. Despite personnel changes, the group has produced a rich…

4D Personality

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.

Aegyo

The act of being excessively cute. For example, cute smiles, hand gestures and poses.

Aigoo

An expression that can be used in different ways: “oh no” or “oh my goodness,” or “aw!”

Ajumma

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!

Ajusshi

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!

Anti

An anti is an individual who actively promotes hatred and harm towards a group and Kpop as a genre, often advocating harm to a group and/or its members, and in extreme cases, actually harming  a group and/or its members. KPK IN NO WAY ADVOCATES ANTI-BEHAVIOR IN ANY WAY, SHAPE OR FORM!!!! For example, SNSD’s anti-fans,…

Ant Waist

This term describes people, men and women, with extremely tiny waists.

Bagel Girl

A girl with a cute, baby-like face and a curvy body.

Bbobbo

Sometimes spelled “ppoppo,” a bbobbo is a quick, non-romantic kiss. Like a baby kiss! It can be a noun (give someone a bbobbo) or a noun (giving bbobbo).