French translation of 'patronizing'
- (= condescending) [person, attitude, tone]
Example Sentences Including 'patronizing'
His tone of voice, so patronizing , so self-righteous, filled her with rage.Compulsion
Their gaiety was infectious, and I mentally ticked myself off for my patronizing response to the club.DEAD BEAT (2002)
The Harel women, all three generations of them, were very obviously still patronizing Miss Blanche.Yellow Bird
Trends of 'patronizing'
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- (= be condescending towards) [person]
traiter de haut
⇒ She felt patronized by her tutors.
Elle avait le sentiment que ses professeurs la traitaient de haut.
⇒ Don't patronize me!
Ne prends pas ce ton supérieur!
- [shop, restaurant]
être (un(e)) client(e) de,
être un(e) habitué(e) de
- (= support financially) [artist]
être le mécène deto be patronized by sb
bénéficier du mécénat de qn
Example Sentences Including 'patronize'
He suggested I check the place over and I told him not to patronize me.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
All that was left was for her to try to patronize the younger woman, whom, of course, neither of us had ever met.THE CALLIGRAPHER (2003)
`The clients who patronize Miss Blanche on the island don't believe an Indian girl can design for them.Yellow Bird
'patronizing' in Other Languages
Translation of patronizing from the Collins English to French Dictionary