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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 1 decade ago

What does "Are you trying to compensate for something?" mean?

I've heard it a couple times and can guess that you use it when someone has something of great size. But what does it mean really? What'd be a more exact definition?

5 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    Aka is somewhat right but it's not just used for penis size. lol

    It means that (1) a person is trying to be better at something else to even out something they're not good at or something they don't have. It doesn't have to be a thing it (2) could be for something they did.


    1. A guy having a small penis can compensate by having a nice car.

    2. A person who punch you can compensate by letting you punch him back.

  • fredia
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

    Define Compensate

  • 6 years ago

    It means that a certain reproductive organ of theirs is lacking in size, so they need to make up for it with the size of something else that would attract other people to them.

  • 1 decade ago

    It means that someone is 'lacking' in some area, and trying to make up for it in another way. For example: "He forgot to take the trash out, so my husband made breakfast [to compensate]. "

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  • 1 decade ago

    well its like this.. usually its used when a guy having a small penis likes to have everything big, or "compensating" for his size. usually used with humor

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