manspreading

manspreading

slang Of a man, sitting with one's legs wide apart, often encroaching on others' personal space. Thanks to the dude manspreading next to me, I had hardly any room to myself on the subway.
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MANSPREADING was the talk of 2017 but, with the re-emergence of girl power, the girls are now being accused of getting their own back by "Womanspreading".
He is manspreading onto the empty seat beside him, rendering it uninhabitable.
MANSPREADING MADRID has taken a stance against the practice of men sitting with their legs wide open on public transport, thereby invading the space of others, by placing signs discouraging it on all of the city's buses and trains.
It was the logical extension of manspreading, that tendency of a certain type of man to sit with legs at ten to two on public transport, while people on either side are cramped.
They love coming up with new stuff - manspreading, cupcakery and hangry are all in there.
IF you're hangry and some manspreading rando is riling you up, these snackable definitions should help, mkay?
Hangry (angry due to hunger), manspreading (encroaching on a neighbouring seat) and rando (a stranger acting oddly) are among the 1,000 new words.
The petition reads: "All public transport has stickers explaining that room needs to be made for pregnant women, people with buggies, older people and those with disabilities, but there's something that affects all of us practically every time we use public transport: manspreading.
a off It was the logical extension of Tiny manspreading, that tendency of a certain type of man to sit with legs at ten to two on public transport, while people on either side are cramped.
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