Confusing words: Mansplaining

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man·splain
manˈsplān/
verb informal
gerund or present participle: mansplaining
(of a man) explain (something) to someone, typically a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing.
“I’m listening to a guy mansplain economics to his wife”

Origin
early 21st century: blend of man and explain.

 

 

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