Definition of doenjang in English:

doenjang

(also toenjang, twenjang)

noun

  • In Korean cookery: a paste made from fermented soya beans, used as an ingredient in dishes or as a condiment.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in World Affairs. From Korean doenjang (also sometimes transcribed as toenjang) from doen thick + jang paste.

Pronunciation

doenjang

/ˈtwɛnˌdʒaŋ/