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mansplain

slang For a man to explain something to someone, usually a woman, in a condescending manner. I've been doing this job for 20 years—I don't need some boy fresh out of college mansplaining it to me! Gee, thanks for mansplaining feminism to me.
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got spoken over a lot and--not to use cliches --I got mansplained [to] a lot, and I found that really difficult.
He mansplained to her and half of this 190-million country how to be a 'real mother'.
There are examples of Twitter threads where women are giving numerous examples of day-to-day instances of being mansplained to, or during a panel at the World Science Festival where an audience member got so fed up with the moderator speaking over a female physicist; she yelled out "Let her speak!" A simple google search will bring up pages of articles on examples of mansplaining and how to shut it down.
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