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    when a man explains something to a woman in a way that shows he believes he knows more about it than she does just because he is a man

    If you're a man who wants to be a feminist ally (or avoid pissing off all the women you know), mansplaining is something that you should knock out of your repertoire.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 13/11/2013


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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