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    (Original post by Dr Pesto)
    I don't understand. Since when has being patronising and condescending been an exclusively male trait?
    A lot of it is more just explaining everything and assuming the woman knows nothing because she's a woman. That's pretty common and it's not the same as general patronisation / condescension because it's specifically about her not being a bloke.
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    (Original post by Kvothe the arcane)

    ChaoticButterfly perhaps it's an exaggeration to view it as sexist but I doubt such a patronizing term would be allowed if directed toward the other gender.
    I think it is sexist. It also looks unprofessional, like the Oxford dictionary is written by horrible angry internet anti-feminists.

    It would be like having "lazy husband" for the word "lazy".

    (Original post by Fullofsurprises)
    A lot of it is more just explaining everything and assuming the woman knows nothing because she's a woman. That's pretty common and it's not the same as general patronisation / condescension because it's specifically about her not being a bloke.
    What about letting women get away with saying stupid **** just because she is a woman. That happens as well Some guys put women on a pedastal on let them get away with things they would not let other guys get away with. It's the other side of the same coin.

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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
    I think it is sexist. It also looks unprofessional, like the Oxford dictionary is written by horrible angry internet anti-feminists.

    It would be like having "lazy husband" for the word "lazy".
    Like monster - he was an unfeeling, treacherous monster or callous - his callous comments about the murder made me shiver?
    Fancy you should mention lazy... Lazy - he was too lazy to cook.
 
 
 
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