Definition of 'condescending'
Example sentences containing 'condescending'
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`So you Barn owls say," the Tawny drawled in his rather condescending tone. THE ANCIENT AND SOLITARY REIGN (1989)The desk behind which the condescending receptionist normally sat was empty. GOTHIC PURSUIT (1989)A slight and condescending smile had taken over Sir Richard's face. THE GWEN JOHN SCULPTURE (1989)
Julia sets her purse familiarly on the piano as Dinah stares, patient and condescending, at the ceiling. AUGUST HEAT (1989)
Trends of 'condescending'
Used Occasionally. condescending is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'condescending'
British English: condescending ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone is condescending, you are showing your disapproval of the fact that they talk or behave in a way which shows that they think they are superior to other people.
I'm fed up with your money and your whole condescending attitude.
Definition of condescending from the Collins English Dictionary
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