The Alternative Korean Dictionary: 된장녀

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Entry definition

된장녀 〈doenjangnyeo〉 {{wikipedia}} etymology {{ko-l}} + {{ko-l}}, since doenjang jjigae is one of the cheapest meals in Korea. pronunciation {{ko-IPA}}
noun: {{ko-noun}}
  1. (neologism, derogatory) females who scrimp on essentials so they can over-spend on conspicuous luxuries; females who are addicted to luxury and vanity

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