Meet ‘hepeated’ – the new word people are loving that’s even more irritating than mansplaining

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Everyone, add ‘hepeated’ to your vocabulary.

Hepetition (AntonioGuillem/Getty Images)

Many women will know what it’s like to have their opinions and suggestions ignored, only for a man to repeat the very same thing and getting a round of applause.

The English language was lacking a specific word that accurately describes this scenario – until now.

Twitter user and astronomer Nicole Gugliuicci announced the new word on Friday.

“My friends coined a word: hepeated,” Gugliucci wrote. “For when a woman suggests an idea and it’s ignored, but then a guy says same thing and everyone loves it.”

And of course, everyone’s so on board.



And yes, someone added this exciting new word to Urban Dictionary.

(Urban Dictionary screenshot)

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