kogal


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kogal

(ˈkəʊɡæl)
n
(Peoples) informal (in Japan) a teenage girl or young woman noted for her busy social life and her purchase of designer clothes, accessories, and the latest electronic gadgets
[C20: possibly from Japanese ko small, child + gal1]
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Kogal Rahim filing report in Chunitara police station told that his wife Badr ur Nisha and her daughter Naiz Zojah Habib ur Rehman has been kidnapped by Rahmi ullah, Farid ullah, Usman And khan G.
The teenage kogal (or kogyaru) street style of the 1990s--with dyed hair, tanned face, short skirt, and loose socks--symbolized rebellion.
3) Kogal, derived from koukousei gyaru (high school girl), was a popular term in the 1990s for a high school girl style representing a non-traditional, somewhat rebellious attitude.
When the girls from the mass Kogal movement graduated into more reasonable and socially-acceptable outfits, they turned to CanCam and JJ and brought their slightly-nationalistic spirit of 'Japan First' into the fashion world.