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An ajumma is literally a married woman, but the term is used mostly for older women. The stereotypical ajumma wears hiking gear and a visor over her short curly permed hair.

Be careful how you use this term when addressing women. Some women do consider themselves old enough to be called “아줌마”.


2 Responses to “아줌마”

  1. […] were many ajumas at the park and they seemed to really enjoy the… figures. They had a great time point at things, […]


  2. […] go get some meat to grill and water. When we got back there was another tent set up and herd of ajumas dancing around and making a lot of […]


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