kogal

(redirected from Kogaru)

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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Adults associate with a company or university, while youths affiliate themselves with pop-cultural sub-cultures, identifying themselves, for example, as "gothic Lolitas" or as kogaru [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
Kogarus ("high school gals") are defined by their consumerism.