Definition of mansplaining in English:



  • The explanation of something by a man, typically to a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing.

    • ‘your response is classic mansplaining’
    • ‘I love tips on some far corner of the county and an interesting story, but I 'm not up for mansplaining and demands.’
    • ‘His mansplaining is condescending and hypocritical.’
    • ‘The show makes fun of mansplaining while still doing it.’
    • ‘You're headed right toward mansplaining.’
    • ‘There's a lot of mansplaining in the show.’
    • ‘She has a visceral dislike mansplaining.’
    • ‘The incidents cited range from mansplaining and being talked over by male peers during debates to more serious allegations.’
    • ‘I'm hoping here my own mansplaining will be offset by four decades of sports reporting.’
    • ‘Critics cite the doctor's claim as a proto-piece of mansplaining.’
    • ‘It is easy to veer dangerously into unhelpful mansplaining.’



/ˈmansplāniNG/ /ˈmænspleɪnɪŋ/