French translation of 'condescending'
condescendant(e)in a condescending way
avec condescendanceto be condescending to sb
se montrer condescendant(e) à l'égard de qn,
se montrer condescendant(e) envers qn
Example Sentences Including 'condescending'
`So you Barn owls say," the Tawny drawled in his rather condescending tone.The Ancient and Solitary Reign
The desk behind which the condescending receptionist normally sat was empty.Gothic Pursuit
A slight and condescending smile had taken over Sir Richard's face.The Gwen John Sculpture
Trends of 'condescending'
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- (= deign)
to condescend to do sth
daigner faire qch
- (= patronize)
être condescendant(e)to condescend to sb
traiter qn avec condescendance,
prendre qn de haut
Example Sentences Including 'condescend'
Only over coffee did Pitois condescend towards the shirt-sleeves of the evening.Displaced Person
She couldn't imagine that one of the creators of the Charter, no matter how much power it had given away, would condescend to be her friend.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
Neither Savage's mother nor her head steward would condescend to being interviewed by a lowly watchman.Man's Loving Family
'condescending' in Other Languages
Translation of condescending from the Collins English to French Dictionary