K-pop

noun
\ ˈkā-ˌpäp How to pronounce K-pop (audio) \

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

First Known Use of K-pop

1999, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for K-pop

short for Korean pop

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“K-pop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/K-pop. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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