Definition of 'patronizing'
Example sentences containing 'patronizing'
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His tone of voice, so patronizing, so self-righteous, filled her with rage. COMPULSION (2002)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 (2002)
Trends of 'patronizing'
Used Occasionally. patronizing is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'patronizing'
British English: patronizing ADJECTIVE
If someone is patronizing, they speak or behave towards you in a way that seems friendly, but which shows that they think they are superior to you.
The tone of the interview was unnecessarily patronizing .
Definition of patronizing from the Collins English Dictionary
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