K-POP DICTIONARY: Aegyo

K-POP DICTIONARY: Aegyo

By Sunny Kim
September 22, 2010

Have you ever had to stop gushing about how much you love Girls’ Generation and explain to some newbie what “fighting” means? What aegyo is? Does anyone really know what the strict definition of hoobae is? Well, it’s time to stop arguing. Let’s open up MTV K’s K-Pop Dictionary and get on the same page.

This may be the definition but aegyo can only be fully understood through visuals. Most of the time it’s annoying but when done correctly, (Nichkhun’s winks), you fall head over heels in love. All maknaes learn this skill before they debut and use it on their older members for favors, treats, and to have everything go their way.

Photo Credit: SM Entertainment

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