patronizing definition

  • adjective:
    • offensively condescending
    • Showing condescending benefit; assuming the manner of airs of an excellent toward another.
    • (used of behavior or mindset) attribute of the which address others with condescension
  • verb:
    • provide participle of patronize.
  • others:
    • Betokening the condescension of a patron; condescendingly or superciliously favorable: since, a patronizing look. Additionally spelled patronising.

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