a combining form extracted from mansplain and meaning “to explain or comment on something in a condescending, overconfident, and often inaccurate or oversimplified manner, from the perspective of the group one identifies with,” as in ladysplain; whitesplain: racism being whitesplained to a person of color.

Nearby words

  1. -sperm,
  2. -spermal,
  3. -spermic,
  4. -spermous,
  5. -sphere,
  6. -spore,
  7. -sporous,
  8. -st,
  9. -stan,
  10. -stasis

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