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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective : a patronizing greeting, accompanied by a gentle pat on the pack
  • Third, "patronizing" is an understandable complaint but I do have honest respect and admiration for most people at TT.
  • Neither would they co-operate in patronizing the same cook.
  • I also don't believe in patronizing or looking down on others for their reading tastes. for more
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