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verb (used with or without object), Informal.
to explain.
a combining form extracted from mansplain, and meaning “to explain or comment on something in a condescending, overconfident, and often inaccurate or oversimplified manner, from the perspective of the group one identifies with,” as in ladysplain; whitesplain:
racism being whitesplained to a person of color.


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