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The newly coined word in 2005 written as 'A woman who consumes luxurious brand and depends on her boyfriend or parents for the consumption' in dictionary.

It refers to women who spend money for

even though they are not eligible for luxurious consumption their financial inability.

Since the price of a cup of Starbuck coffee was still costly than of a meal in Korea society, men had described to demean the women who adore Starbucks only.

There are several opinions about the origin of 'Doenjang-nyeo', however the convincing origin refers to women who do not deserve in that they cannot distinguish 'Deonjang(Korean soybean paste)' and 'dung'.

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