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[Korean Slang] #43 플러팅(Flirting)

Welcome to Wikinae’s Korean Slang #42


Have you heard of the term ‘플러팅 장인 (flirting expert)’? 😏


In today’s post, let’s find out how “flirting” is used in Korea!

✔ 플러팅 is a Korean pronunciation of ‘flirting’.


This term is used to describe actions and words that are used to express attraction to someone.


In Korea, socially flirtatious actions, like light physical contact or excessive kindness, can label someone as a ‘플러팅 장인’ (flirting expert).


It has a similar meaning to the Korean expression ‘여우같다 (fox-like)’ or ‘끼 부리다 (hit on someone)’.


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A: 걔랑 어떻게 사귀게 된 거야?

How did you start dating her?

B: 걔가 처음 만났을 때부터 나한테 플러팅을 엄청 했어.

He has been flirting with me since we first met.


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0:49 — “너는 왜 얘한테 플러팅하냐?” means “Why do you flirt with them?”


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