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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And Manspreading not only invades our space as legs spread across three seats but, it's also very uncomfortable to look at.
I gymryd cyn lleied o le a phosib, ac eistedd 'yn daclus' a'r pengliniau'n sownd wrth ei gilydd; fiw i ferch eistedd fel dyn a'i choesau ar led (Mae 'na derm am hynny yn Saesneg, gyda llaw - 'manspreading', ac mae dinasoedd fel Efrog Newydd, Seattle a Madrid wedi creu posteri yn annog dynion i roi'r gorau iddi ar drafnidiaeth gyhoeddus).
Laila Laurel, 23, came up with a light-hearted design to stop "manspreading" - the way some men take up too much space on trains and buses by sitting with their legs wide apart.
Laila Laurel, 23, created the furniture to raise awareness of "manspreading", where men sit with their knees splayed wide apart on public transport or other cramped spaces, encroaching on their neighbour's space.
Everyone else in the Tory leadership race is so incredibly toxic that the quirky weirdo who agreed his performance in the recent debate was a "bit lacklustre" while he passed the time either "manspreading" or whipping his tie off like a teenager at a wedding, is still many people's preferred choice for leader-in-waiting when Bojo inevitably implodes.
Manspreading -- when a male passenger spreads his legs into the seats beside him (18 points)
New words include 'blud', slang for friend, gender equality terms such as 'cisgender', 'agender' and 'misgender', and feminist expressions such as 'mansplaining' and 'manspreading'.
Of course, there was great horror for unacceptable and/or frivolous issues such as manspreading; unwanted and unsolicited pictures (as many consider this a staid family paper, I will spare the feelings of all readers by not providing more details); divorce and the price of sanitary napkins.
The ontological expansiveness described by Sullivan is indeed also on full display in men's act of manspreading, a term that describes the tendency for some men to sit with their legs wide apart, a version of man's excessive entitlement to space (8).
As men who were socialized female, most of us are used to repressing our needs and identities for fear of claiming too much space--of manspreading, literally and metaphorically.
El termino manspreading (9) se popularizo como esa practica masculina que no registra limites a la hora de ocupar un espacio razonable teniendo presente al resto de las/os ocupantes.
Subjects included pay inequality and manspreading on trains (legs, though I've seen many women, as well as men, use bags to claim a second seat).
Memohon maaf, wanita itu hari ini berkata dia tidak berniat menghina individu bertubuh gempal sebaliknya 'luahan hati' terhadap situasi 'manspreading' (lelaki terkangkang).
"Initial coin offering" and "manspreading" are both new dictionary entries on Merriam-Websters's online version.
Candeger Furtun's Untitled, 1994-96--an apt response to male dominance--was a series of ceramics showing bare human legs "manspreading" in public and private spaces.