맛점(mat-jeom)

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  • Description
    • Short for 맛있는 점심(delicious lunch)
    • Greetings for person who goes to lunch
    • Be used commonly and frequently on the internet and smartphones.
    • Before only for young people, but these days many adults use that too.
  • Used as follows
    • 맛점하세요(Enjoy your lunch / Have a good lunch)
    • It can be normally used among intimate friends. If you’re not familiar with him or her, you’d better say formally like ‘점심 맛있게 드세요’.
  • Example
    • 식사하러 가세요? 맛점하세요~ (Are you going to get food now? Enjoy your lunch~)
    • [Text Chat]
      • A: 배고파~ 나 점심 먹으러 간다. (Hungry~ I’m gonna get some lunch.)
      • B: 맛점하세요. (Enjoy your lunch.)
      • C: 맛점. (Enjoy your lunch.)
      • D: 맛점해. (Enjoy your lunch.)
  • Related Terms
    • 맛저(mat-jeo) is short for 맛있는 저녁(delicious dinner). 
    • 맛있는 아침(delicious breakfast) can be abbreviated to 맛아(mat-ah) but I’ve never heard of it personally. It’s not easy to say hello before breakfast… lol

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