What Does K- Mean?

K- means "Korean."

K- (the letter K followed by a hyphen) is often used as a prefix to form a word related to South Korean culture and fashion (e.g., K-pop, K-drama, K-style).

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Summary of Key Points

"Korean" is the most common definition for K- on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
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Example of K- Used in a Text


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