mansplanation

mansplain

[man-spleyn]
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
1.
(of a man) to comment on or explain something to a woman in a condescending, overconfident, and often inaccurate or oversimplified manner: He mansplained to her about female friendships.
2.
to comment on or explain something to someone in such a way: I know some women who are guilty of mansplaining.
noun
3.
Also called mansplanation [man-spluh-ney-shuhn] . such an explanation given to someone, usually a woman.

Origin:
2005–10; man1 + 'splain

mansplainer, noun
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