What Does OPPA Mean?

OPPA means "Older Brother."

OPPA is a Korean word meaning "Older brother." It is traditionally used by Korean females as a respectful form of address towards an older brother or male friend.

Since the growth of Hallyu (the "Korean Wave") , OPPA has come to be used by fans of all genders to address a Korean actor or singer they admire, or to refer to any handsome man.

Summary of Key Points

"Older Brother" is the most common definition for OPPA on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Older Brother
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of OPPA Used in a Text


See Also

AEGYO (cuteness or charm) DAEBAK (awesome!) ENHYPEN (South Korean boy band) FIGHTING (go for it!) HALLYU (Korean wave) HANBOK (traditional Korean clothing) K- (Korean) K-DRAMA (Korean drama) K-POP (Korean pop music) K-STYLE (Korean style) KONGLISH (Korean-English) MANHWA (genre of Korean cartoons and comic books) MUKBANG (Korean video of a person eating while talking to an audience) NOONA (older sister) SKINSHIP (intimate non-sexual contact) UNNI (older sister)