New Made-Up Word Alert: “Hepeating” Is the New Cousin of “Mansplaining”

At this point, you’ve probably heard the term “mansplaining.”  We’re not going to clarify what it means because, you know, irony.

Anyway, an astronomer and professor from New Hampshire named Nicole Gugliucci just coined a new word that’s a cousin of mansplaining . . . it’s “he-peating.” In her tweet about the new word, she says the definition is when, quote, “a woman suggests an idea and it’s ignored, but then a guy says the same thing and everyone loves it.”