TRUMPSPLAIN

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What Does TRUMPSPLAIN Mean?

TRUMPSPLAIN means "A Supporter of Former President Trump Defending His Record."

The term TRUMPSPLAIN is widely used on social media to describe a supporter of former president Donald Trump defending his record in office.

TRUMPSPLAIN is a combination of the words "Trump" and "Explain." It was inspired by the term Mansplain, which has also given rise to an ever-growing list of similar terms, including:
  • Gaysplain - A gay person condescendingly explaining gay issues.
  • Grammarsplain - A grammar enthusiast condescendingly explaining the intricacies of grammar.
  • Journosplain - A journalist condescendingly explaining a complicated issue to a subject matter expert (e.g., a scientist).
  • Queersplain - A queer person condescendingly explaining queer issues.
  • Whitesplain - A white person explaining racial issues to a member of an ethnic minority.

Summary of Key Points

"A Supporter of Former President Trump Defending His Record" is the most common definition for TRUMPSPLAIN on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
TRUMPSPLAIN
Definition:A Supporter of Former President Trump Defending His Record
Type:Word
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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An Academic Look at TRUMPSPLAIN

As it is formed by merging two words into one, TRUMPSPLAIN is a portmanteau word. It is a combination of the words Trump and Explain.

TRUMPSPLAIN is also a neologism (i.e., a newly coined word or term which has emerged into everyday usage). Some neologisms are formally accepted into mainstream language (at which point, they cease to be neologisms), and some wither until they can longer be considered everyday terms. A neologism can be:
  • A completely new word (e.g., oversharers).
  • A new combination of existing words (e.g., digital detox).
  • A new meaning for an existing word (e.g., sick).

Example of TRUMPSPLAIN Used in a Text

TRUMPSPLAIN

See Also

DIET-SPLAIN (A devotee of a particular diet condescendingly explaining the "scientifically-proven benefits" of their way of eating (especially to a dietitian)) FIT-SPLAIN (A gym or fitness class member explaining fitness training (especially to a fitness coach or personal trainer)) SPLAIN (To explain (especially to explain something in a condescending manner)) STRAIGHT-SPLAIN (A straight person explaining LGBT issues to a gay person)