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mansplaining meaning and definition

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Definition of mansplaining (noun)

  1. The act of a man explaining something to someone, typically a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing.
    • "She found his mansplaining about how to use the software both irritating and unnecessary."
    • "Many women have experienced mansplaining in the workplace, which undermines their expertise and knowledge."
    • "The professor was accused of mansplaining when he interrupted his female colleague's presentation to correct her."

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