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The tendency of some women to mistakenly believe that they automatically know more about any given topic than does a man and who, consequently, proceed to explain to him- correctly or not- things that he already knows.
Man A: When he started womansplaining to me what it really meant to be a man in the 21st century, I got up and left.

Man B: Really, what else could you do?
by equality advisor June 11, 2013
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Jun 16 Word of the Day
Abbreviation for “Dude Arguing Online”.

Plural: “DAOs”

Coined by Twitter user @karakittel.
Would the internet exist without DAOs? Sadly, I don’t think so.
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by monkeylabor June 13, 2021
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the opposite of mansplaining when a woman tries to belittle or shut down a man by gender shaming she is thus womansplaining
feminist: You're opinion doesnt matter because you're a male.
belittled male: Shut up you're womansplaining!
by d34thsh4nd June 17, 2016
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Using bigoted, illogical rhetoric to explain why you intend to undervalue and/or ignore the point of view of someone of the opposite gender.
Claiming to be the final authority on sexism by right of your gender is womansplaining.
by Human 1986 June 19, 2015
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The act of opposing a logical, factual discussion or explanation by accusing the opposition of mansplaining and/or being sexist or misogynist and therefore their opinion is uneducated, thereby devaluing the argument through character attacks in lieu of an actual counter argument.
Commonly used alongside accusations of racism/transphobia or any other baseless character attack, and the claim an opinion is invalid on the basis of the speakers gender.
This is primarily used as a tactic by militant feminists as a shield of false righteousness against valid criticism.
I presented a statistical analysis of why the wage gap is a myth, and her only argument in response was womansplaining and accuse me of being a bigot and thereby dismissed my factual presentation because of my gender.
by Flibblekittens September 10, 2017
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The opposite of Mansplaning, Womansplaining is a feminist/femi-nazi/feminISIS logic act of asking irrational questions and blocking the chance of a correct or logical answer and/or making unethical statements to try and force upon an inescapable predicament in a time of desperateness to make an unreasonable and unintelligent point.
"I couldn't even give her the reason why she was wrong because of her womansplaining. She told me to ignore the facts and answer the question and as i started again she crawled off into her safe space."
by Intercity82 July 31, 2016
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A fancy name for "nagging."
Apparently, everything I've ever believed is wrong, and everything I ever feel or think is and will be as well, at least according to the womansplaining my current wife has been doing for the past 2 hours
by ParkerBic September 08, 2019
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