White men who are heterosexual and cisgender shouldn't try to "mansplain
" the struggles of black women or people of color: They aren't oppressed, so they can never understand what it's like, even if they happen to be extremely progressive or well-educated about left-wing causes.
What about Dominic Raab in his too-short boxer's briefs, not ideal for manspreading while attempting to mansplain
your views on feminism?).
. I always try to assume the very best of people.
(77.) Cf., e.g., Mansplain
, English Oxford Living Dictionaries, https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/mansplain [https://perma.cc/SWB5RAWJ] (last visited Jan.
" that this tractor is a cheap wreck, so cheap it's barely costing anything, and it won't work for years, and during that time, slowly, together they will do it up, and one day, when he's older, our son can drive the tractor he's restored with his dad.
Moreover, one must keep in mind that girls are people with feelings that are hurt when males mansplain
, do something without consent, or spread rumors.
Off to a far better start than anyone would have anticipated, Nixon is hitting the governor on issues ranging from integrity and subway funding, to bullying and his tendency to mansplain
his positions in a manner that many on Manhattan's uber-liberal Upper West Side find condescending if not downright arrogant.
The dictionary also added "(https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mansplain) mansplain
, " the verb popularly used to describe men condescendingly explaining basic facts to women.
I don't like the word 'mansplain
', or any buzz word for that matter, because their regular use allows for the action they describe to become normalised and therefore perpetuate.
2008: After know-nothing guys try to school essayist Rebecca Solnit on topics in which she happens to be an expert, she pens an essay titled "Men Explain Things to Me." The wore "mansplain
" enters the lexicon.
OxfordDictionaries.com also includes new informal or slang terms, such as Bank of Mum and Dad, bro hug, cray, hench, hot mess, humblebrag, mansplain
, side-eye and spit-take.
Others included "hate-watch," "bandwidth" as a figurative term referring to emotional capacity, "embiggen" and "mansplain
TAnd here I am, falling into it, because I am now going to mansplain
what mansplaining is.
." Out of the corner of my eye I saw Barrie being served.
The crucial question is, "did she ask you to explain it?" and if the answer is yes, then, it's not the dreaded mansplain