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- October 2, 2020 at 8:30 am #170openslang
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boss someone around
tyrannical behavior which is made by stupid rich people.
Stupid rich people who only worship just money do some tyrannical behaviors to poor people. This word is related to this kind of issue.
갑질 came from a document of legal contract. Literally, 갑(甲) is someone who makes a contract with some advantage and have right to order to someone. On the contrary 을(ueol) is someone who is subjected to 갑’s order on the contract.질 is post-fix which means “activity or doing”. These days, the meaning of 갑 is expanded and is used to indicate someone who has advantages in general situation.
땅콩항공 issue is a good example about 갑질.
갑질하다(gabjil-hada) – verb
e.g. 그 양반이 자꾸 나한테 돈좀 더 달라고 갑질하더라구.
Definition in other languages (意思 / significado / परिभाषा / 意味 / Bedeutung / définition / 뜻)
우월한 위치에 있는 사람이 아랫사람에게 비합리적인 요구를 강요하거나 으시대는 행위.(Korean)