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독거노인

Noun

Pronunciation

dokgeonoin

Definition (meaning)

  • a young man who has no girl friend, can not marry, and lives in small room alone sadly.
  • originally, 독거노인 means a older person who lives alone.
  • In Korea, many young men can't marry and live with no hope and dream, this word shows this issues.

Definition by other languages

여자친구도 없고 결혼도 못한채로 희망없이 살아가는 젊은 남자들을 풍자하는 단어.

First Known Use

Since 2010

Taboo level (Level 1~5, Higher is more disapproved)

level 1 : Allowed in public TV for kids

Examples

내 나이 이제 35살인데, 이대로 결혼도 못한채 독거노인으로 죽는걸까?

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