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맥가이버

Noun

Pronunciation

macgaiver

Definition (meaning)

  • a person who has great hand skill that fixes whatever.
  • Originally, 맥가이버 comes from the 80's American TV Show 'Macgyver'. This show was very popular in Korea.

Definition by other languages

무언가를 고치는 실력이 뛰어나고 손재주가 아주 좋은 사람. 1990년대 방영했던 인기 미드 맥가이버에서 유래한 단어이다.

First Known Use

Since 1990s

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

level 1 : Allowed in public conversation for kids

Examples

화장실 변기 뚜껑을 완벽하게 고쳐놓다니. 넌 정말 맥가이버 같은 남자야.

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