[Fighting against Covid-19] Wash your hands , Don't touch your face and Keep the social distance.

칼퇴 (칼퇴근)



kaltae (kaltaegun)

Definition (meaning)

  • leaving your work place at the exactly time when you are supposed to do that.
  • Koreans are the most workaholics in the world. Many Koreans can't leave their office at the exactly time and work more time during the whole night. this word shows this issue.

Definition by other languages

정해진 퇴근시간에 정확히 맞추어 퇴근하는 행위.

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

level 1 : You can say this word freely without any trouble


오늘은 오랜만에 야근없이 칼퇴근을 했다.




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