Definition of manspreading
- Taking on manspreading for the first time, the authority is set to unveil public service ads that encourage men to share a little less of themselves in the city's ever-crowded subway cars.
- —Emma G. Fitzsimmons
manspreadplay \ˈman-ˌspred\ intransitive verb manspread; manspreading
- Same for knocking knees with our seatmate the entire flight. We don't have to manspread. And we don't even know we're doing it.
- —Dave Bergman
manspreadernoun, plural manspreaders
- My own preferred technique with manspreaders is to sit down next to them and take up the amount of space that my body requires. Once another person's thigh is firmly pressed against their own, manspreaders … contract.
- —Robin Abrahams