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오지라퍼

Noun

Pronunciation

ojilaper

Definition (meaning)

  • a person who is too nosy.
  • a person who always meddle in other's things , ask something over and over again and are interested in others too much so that makes others annoyed.
  • 오지라퍼 tell other people that serial questions like 'what is your job?, Are you married? , when do you supposed to marry? , how much do you make money per year? , Don't do that, You have to do this way, What model is your car? Why do you get so small car in your age?…' over and over again'.
  • There are many 오지라퍼 in Korea, Many Koreans tend to compare themselves to others in point of money, big car, big house and then they want to win others who have more thing. This psychological factors make many 오지라퍼.
  • 오지라퍼 is 오지랖 + english word “er”.

Definition by other languages

  • 남의 일에 지나치게 관심을 갖고 참견하는 사람. 한국인 특유의 남과 비교하는 심리에 연유한 것이다.

First Known Use

Since 2010

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

level 1 : Allowed in public conversation for kids

Examples

오지라퍼들이 자꾸 내일에 참견해서 짜증나.

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