When a man mansplains something, he explains it to someone, usually a woman, in a patronizing, condescending way that shows he believes he knows more about it than she does because he is a man.
The words mansplain, ‘sexism’ and ‘chauvinism’ are close associates. Many women, even in these enlightened times, experience chauvinistic situations where they are ‘talked down to’ by a man, often a work colleague or a manager. Some men still treat women as though they are intellectually inferior to the male of the species, an absurd attitude that undeniably contributes to the ‘glass ceiling’ phenomenon experienced by many professional women.
when a man mansplains something, he explains it to someone, usually a woman, in a way that shows he believes he knows more about it than she does just because he is a man
I’ve had it with being mansplained to by the men here.
comments mansplaining that feminism was all a mistake and where is the female Beethoven