Only a True K-Pop Fan Would Know the Meaning of These Words. Do You?

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Calling all K-Pop fans!

Find out how much you really know about K-Pop by taking this quiz and choosing the correct definition of these Korean words.

 Jun 21, 2018
1 of 18What does this term mean?
Aegyo
Being single
Super cuteness
Being in a relationship
2 of 18What does this term mean?
Sasaeng fan
A fan who is shy
A fan at a concert
A fan who is super obsessed
3 of 18What does this term mean?
Sunbae
A teacher
A younger student
A senior
4 of 18What does this term mean?
All-kill
When a song was written by all members of a band
When a YouTube video has no dislikes
When a song or album takes the top spot of all 8 Korean music charts
5 of 18What does this term mean?
Eye smiles
When someone smiles only with their lips
When someone's smile is obviously fake
When eyes turn into crescents, looking like smiles
6 of 18What does this term mean?
Daesang
An award that is an honor to receive
The song that goes with a routine
The routine that goes with a song
7 of 18What does this term mean?
K-netizens
Fans of k-pop
K-pop fans online
All fans online
8 of 18What does this term mean?
OST
A song that goes to number one
A song not written by the band members
A song written for a Korean drama
9 of 18What does this term mean?
Bias
A fan's favorite song on an album
A fan's favorite member in the band
A fan's home country
10 of 18What does this term mean?
Anti
A fan who supports a k-pop idol
A fan who unites with others against a k-pop idol
A fan who only likes old k-pop music
11 of 18What does this term mean?
Flower-boy
An attractive Korean guy who dresses well
A Korean guy who won't work hard
A Korean guy who doesn't know how to dress
12 of 18What does this term mean?
Honey thighs
Thighs that aren't covered in pantyhose or pants
Thighs that are shapely and touch
Thighs that are skinny and don't touch
13 of 18What does this term mean?
M-line
Refers to the line on a muscular man's back
Refers to the torso of men who have six-pack abs
Refers to the korean subway system
14 of 18What does this term mean?
Maknae
The manager of a k-pop group
The youngest member of a k-pop group
The oldest member of a k-pop group
15 of 18What does this term mean?
Omo
Oh my god
By the way
Laugh out loud
16 of 18What does this term mean?
Sangnamja
A feminine man
A man who dyes his hair for his band
A manly man
17 of 18What does this term mean?
Selca
Selfie
Song
Pay check
18 of 18What does this term mean?
Shipping
Knowing all the dance moves to any k-pop song
Showing support for any kind of relationship
Knowing all the lyrics to a k-pop song
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

The K-pop phenomenon is taking the world by storm, and as it garners more and more fans in the west, the terms used within the K-pop are becoming more commonplace. K-pop refers to Korean pop or Korean pop music, and often includes all genres of music that is popular in South Korea. Nowadays, the term is most commonly used to refer to a relatively new form of South Korean pop music which is inspired by many different genres from Asia and around the world. Some of the styles that have inspired and influenced K-pop include Western pop, jazz, gospel, folk, country, latin experimental, rock, hip hop, classical, reggae and electronic dance. K-pop was modernized back in 1992 with the group Seo Taiji and Boys, who formed that year. The artists of the K-pop world are frequently referred to as idols by their fans, and usually have a leader who happens to be the most experienced or eldest. This person is also usually responsible for speaking on behalf of the group in interviews. In most cases, each member of a K-pop group has a specific role to play, which varies between singing, dancing and rapping, and can feature a combination of the three. The most popular or famous member of the group is sometimes known as the face, but this can change. To find out whether you’re a true fan of K-pop, take this quiz and choose the correct definitions for a range of typical K-pop words in English and Korean!