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Stating accurate, verifiable facts. Especially when these facts are inconvenient to the feminist worldview, or contradict feminist talking points.
It is often used by a feminists who makes an incorrect claim in support of their narrative, and someone responds with something refuting the feminist’s claim, which she (usually it’s a she) cannot counter.
By claiming “mansplaining,” she tries to pretend to have invalidated her opponents claim, even though she has not addressed it at all.
Feminists: Women only make 77% of what men make for exactly the same work! Oh the patriarchy.

Factual Person: No, they don't. That statistic is just for overall median pay of full time workers, and does not account for overtime hours worked, location, experience, degree earned, or even the field someone is working in. Women make less on average because men and women make different career choices, because believe it or not, men and women are different.

Feminist: Stop mansplaining to me! Facts and logic are just oppressive constructs to keep women down!
by Mansplainer May 12, 2015
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When a man explains something to a woman in a patronizing tone as if the woman is too emotional and illogical to understand.
"She got all pissed at me for no reason!" cried Ira, "Accusing me of mansplaining."
Aziz shook his head. "Women! Right?"
by Babydoll75 March 06, 2019
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buzzword (buzzfeed's word) that means explained by a man (because apparently everything needs to be gendered, doing the opposite of promoting gender equality.)
buzzfeed: aw james is mansplaining agin ugh
james: wtf im just trying to explain something can you plEASE stop interrupting its ru-
buzzfeed: OFFE NSIVE I'VE BEEn SEXUaLLY HARRASed
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by quite offended November 06, 2016
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A word used by feminists to silence men and prevent them from learning that men actually have problems too and that their point of view isn't the only one
Feminist "women are paid 77 cents for every mans dollar"

A man "well actually every serious study showed that there more factors than just gender like how long they worked there and education"

Feminist "Stop mansplaining you patriarchal fuckface"
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Disagreeing with, or correcting, a woman on the internet.
"London is in Canada, right?"
"No, it's in England."
"OMFG STOP MANSPLAINING!!!!!"
by dav3dlegend November 04, 2015
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A term created by radical feminists to automatically discredit the opinion of a man because he's, well, a man. See also Feminist Shaming Language.
Man: I think your argument about women being oppressed by an evil patriarchy is wrong because of x, y and z.

Feminist group: Oh look, mansplaining from a member of the male species! How dare you interrupt our bitching session with your facts and logic! Let's get him, sisters! Make jokes about him having a small penis, that'll show him!
by tigger2000 July 07, 2011
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