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오타쿠 (오덕후 , 오덕 , 덕후 )

Noun

Pronunciation

otakoo (oduckoo , oduck , duckoo)

Definition (meaning)

  1. Nerd , Geek
  2. someone who mad at Japanese Animation
  • this word comes from japanese word オタク .

Definition by other languages

  • 1)무언가를 수집하는 등 특정 취미에 비정상적으로 열중하는 사람. 2)일본 애니매이션등의 일본 대중문화를 열광적으로 좋아하는 사람.
  • 御宅族

First Known Use

Since 2005

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

level 1 : Allowed in public conversation for kids

This word has some negative feeling. If you called someone as this word, you might look some rude.

Examples

주말이면 집에 틀어박혀서 일본 애니메이션만 줄창 보는 철수는 아마도 오타쿠 같다.

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