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addaword.gifdefinition of mansplaining

noun
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 09:47:00
Definition of mansplaining from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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