K-pop

noun \ ˈkā-ˌpäp \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of K-pop

: popular music originating in South Korea and encompassing a variety of styles
  • The opening ceremony, which took place Friday in Pyeongchang, South Korea, featured several songs from notable K-pop artists as teams circled the stadium.
  • —Kimberly Yam

Origin and Etymology of k-pop

short for Korean pop


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