(of a woman) explain (something) to someone, typically a man, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing.
Cindy, clearly and vehemently irritated by my lack of interest, angrily proceeded to womansplain to me the difference between her close friends, good friends, friends, coworkers, acquaintances and frenemies.
by 2BFair December 28, 2019
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When a woman talks down to another person by explaining a situation in terms that one would use when speaking to a child. Especially prevalent in women who have or have had children, or who are elementary school teachers.
Sheila thought it was necessary to pull me aside and womansplain how I should have more sympathy for a douchebag.
by Frankdarkly December 14, 2017
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Womensplaining (verb, gerund) describes the phenomenon of someone (usually a woman, but not always) behaving as though she has superior knowledge to someone else (often a man) who actually knows more about the topic in question than she does.
Male: "Men and Boys are often victims of domestic violence and sexism, just like anyone else"

Female "No they can't. Saying that men or boys can be victims is sexist and will only empowers sexism against women. You don't understand the basic power dynamics of domestic abuse or you would know that already."

Male "Stop womansplaining to me!"
by MrGeee April 17, 2018
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Taking longer to explain something than is necessary, going into too many details.
Expecting someone to be dumber than they are.
My mom was explaining something to me for 15 minutes, she could've stopped at the 2 minute mark. She totally womansplained!
by VadymK June 6, 2018
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The equally asinine counter term to "mansplain," (of a woman) to explain herself in an overly complex or unnecessarily verbal fashion, usually in an attempt to try and make a point by looking smart, or because she simply can't stop talking.
My wife goes to book club and she always has to use a 6 syllable word every other word. I wish she'd stop womansplaining her stories to me.
by The New Age Sage October 29, 2017
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(of a woman) explain (something) to someone, typically a man, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing.
Man : Hey Miss, I'm Looking for Starbucks can you help me? actually I am new here..

Woman : you just need an excuse to talk to us. gosh!! ahh I hate men...

Man : What I Did Wrong? Please forgive me if i have hurt you Don't get angry I'll ask someone else..

Stranger : dude, don't worry.. she must be a feminazi cause she's "womansplaining".
by NowthatsT June 24, 2019
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When a woman explains (usually to a man) the emotional and psychological causes and context of his behavior.
Her husband kept coming home too late to help make dinner, so she womansplained to him that his unconscious sexism made him feel that cooking was a feminine duty.
by selenology July 16, 2016
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