[ man-spred ]
/ ˈmænˌsprɛd /

verb (used without object) Informal.

(of a man) to sit with one's legs far apart, taking up too much space on a seat shared with other people: guys who manspread on the subway.

Nearby words

  1. mansonella perstans,
  2. mansonella streptocerca,
  3. mansonelliasis,
  4. mansonia,
  5. mansplain,
  6. manstealing,
  7. mansuetude,
  8. mansur,
  9. mansur, al-,
  10. mansûra

Origin of manspread

First recorded in 2010–15; man1 + spread

Related formsman·spreading, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019