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[Korean Slang] #37 힙하다(Trendy, Hipster-like)

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In today’s post, let’s find out how Koreans say “trendy”!

✔힙하다 is short for ‘힙스터스럽다’, which literally means ‘hipster-like’ or ‘trendy’.


This term refers to something trendy and mainstream. Since it includes ‘힙 (Hip)’, it often brings an image related to ‘hip-hop’ as well.


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A: 이 옷들 진짜 힙하다.

These clothes are really trendy (hip-hop style).

B: 이 가게가 힙한 옷 많기로 유명하대.

This store is known for its hipster-like clothes.


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2:04 — The lyrics of MAMAMOO’s song ‘HIP’ says “힙해” which means “It’s (I’m) so hipster-like”


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