Blackjack

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the card game blackjack, also called twenty-one, which is one of two pronunciations of 2NE1's name (the other being "to anyone").

Noun[edit]

Blackjack (plural Blackjacks)

  1. (slang) A fan of the South Korean girl group 2NE1.
    • 2014, Julie Carlson, "2NE1 Comeback", Hallyu Magazine, Issue #11, Winter 2014, page 41 (approx.):
      The queens of K-pop, 2NE1, are gearing up for their world tour in March and Blackjacks could not be more excited!
    • 2014, Chester Chin, "2NE1 in concert: Sassy and fierce", The Star (Malaysia), 29 May 2014:
      It’s this sort of brash ethos that resonates with Blackjacks (as 2NE1’s fans are known).
    • 2014, Lainey, "2NE1 Gives Their All For Malaysia", Campus Plus, Issue 91, July 2014, page 58:
      Most of these 'Blackjacks' have waited five years since 2NE1's debut to finally see the girls (CL, Bom, Dara, Minzy) perform a full show in Malaysia.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:Blackjack.