Tag Archives: interest-suffixes

  1. The Growing Popularity Of The Suffix ‘-Splain’

    The term mansplaining received the high honor of being nominated as one of the “most creative” new words at the American Dialect Society 2012 Word of the Year vote. In addition to being creative, this term, particularly the -splaining part, has proven to be incredibly robust and useful as a combining form. What does -splain mean? In 2013, the lexicography team at Dictionary.com added definitions …