[ hwahyt-spleyn, wahyt‐ ]
/ ˈʰwaɪtˌspleɪn, ˈwaɪt‐ /
verb (used with or without object)
(of a white person) to comment on the minority experience or explain racism to a person of color in a condescending or blaming way, as to point out accommodating behaviors that the victim of racism might have adopted to diffuse interracial conflict: I know what driving while Black is like, so don't you dare whitesplain it to me!
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