mansplanation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mansplain and explanation

Noun[edit]

mansplanation (countable and uncountable, plural mansplanations)

  1. (uncountable, derogatory) The act of mansplaining.
  2. (countable, derogatory) The result of mansplaining: an condescending explanation given by a male explainer to a female listener, especially to explain something the listener already knows, presuming that she has an inferior understanding of it because she is a woman.