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fem•splain•ing — noun

The act of a woman — typically, of the feminist variety — to mistakenly believe she knows more than a man and about a man’s actions, then attempts to explain her "knowledge" via word-vomit.
I endured Megan femsplaining about how men sit on the subway train, then she femsplained some more about how she assumes men feel. feminist misandry femsplaining mansplaining feminism masculinity manspreading
by RubixCubix May 18, 2016
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When a woman attempts to prove superiority over a man by vomiting up rhetorical questions that don't actually mean anything and usually have no real basis in fact.
I hate when women start femsplaining at me. It really ruins my mood.
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by Tiny Barbarian January 03, 2017
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When a "feminist" proceeds to explain to you that you are mansplaining.
I was just trying to have a civil discourse with her, when that tumblrina called me a mansplainer! I told her I was offended by her femsplaining to me that I am a mansplainer
by fryether July 02, 2016
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The tendency of some women to mistakenly believe that they automatically know more about any given topic than a man does and who, consequently, proceeds to explain to him, correctly or not, things that he already knows.
Man A: When she started femsplaining 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 ThatGuyYouKnow14 January 06, 2014
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When a feminist explains to a man that his argument or feelings are invalid based on his gender rather than based on facts or evidence or based on the statement 'Not all men, yes all women'
As with Masplianing, femsplaining should never ever be used in a sentence yes they are real things that happen but if you use the word Mansplaining in a sentence you are guility of Femsplaning and if you use femsplaining in a sentence then you are guilty of mansplaining.

Instead of saying "stop mansplaining the offside rule to me!" say "don't be such a dick I was captain of the local football team I probably understand the offside rule better than you."
by Sirrius May 24, 2017
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When a woman talks on and on to a man who's not listening.
She was femsplaining the whole story to me when I must have dozed off.
by wcsdncr July 19, 2016
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