patronizing
[ˈpatrənʌɪzɪŋ]
ADJECTIVE
patronising (present participle)
  1. apparently kind or helpful but betraying a feeling of superiority; condescending.
    "we both occasionally experienced patronizing attitudes from staff" ·
    "he smiled in a rather patronizing manner"
    antonyms:
patronize
[ˈpatrənʌɪz]
VERB
patronizes (third person present) · patronized (past tense) · patronized (past participle) · patronizing (present participle) · patronise (verb) · patronises (third person present) · patronised (past tense) · patronised (past participle) · patronising (present participle)
  1. treat in a way that is apparently kind or helpful but that betrays a feeling of superiority.
    "she was determined not to be put down or patronized"
    synonyms:
    treat condescendingly · treat with condescension · condescend to ·
    look down on · talk down to · put down · humiliate · treat like a child · treat as inferior · treat with disdain · treat scornfully/contemptuously · be snobbish to · look down one's nose at
  2. frequent (a shop, restaurant, or other establishment) as a customer.
    "restaurants and bars regularly patronized by the stars were often crowded with paparazzi"
    synonyms:
    do business with · buy from · shop at · be a customer of · be a client of ·
    bring trade/custom to · deal with · trade with · frequent · haunt · attend · visit · subscribe to · join · become a member of · support · hang out at
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How to use patronizing in a sentence?
we both occasionally experienced patronizing attitudes from staff.
the patronizing treatment of the token Middle Eastern character.
what did he see in this patronizing little squirt?.
the programme is a sloshy and patronizing affair.
he smiled in a rather patronizing manner.
she seemed remote and patronizing.
he adopted a patronizing tone.
How to say patronizing in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic (VERB)رعايته
(ADJECTIVE)متعال
Bangla নিশ্চয়ই উৎসাহ দেওয়া
Bosnian (Latin) zaštitnički
Bulgarian посещават
Cantonese (Traditional) 光顧
Catalan paternalista
Chinese Simplified 光顾
Chinese Traditional 光顧
Croatian (ADJECTIVE)zaštitnički
Czech (VERB)blahosklonně, sponzorovat
Danish (VERB)nedladende
Dutch neerbuigend
Estonian alandav
Finnish (VERB)holhoavaa
(ADJECTIVE)holhoava
French (VERB)condescendant
German (VERB)Bevormundung, gönnerhaft, herablassend
(ADJECTIVE)herablassende
Greek (ADJECTIVE)συγκαταβατική
(VERB)προστατευτικός
Hebrew מתנשא
Hindi संरक्षण
Hungarian leereszkedő
Icelandic patrónu
Indonesian (ADJECTIVE)menggurui, merendahkan
Italian (VERB)paternalistico, condiscendente
Japanese (VERB)恩着せがまし, 愛顧, 愛用
Kiswahili shupavu
Klingon patronize
Korean 생 색
Lithuanian globėjiškas
Norwegian Bokmål nedlatende
Persian سایه
Polish (VERB)protekcjonalny
Portuguese (VERB)paternalista, condescendente, patrocinar
(ADJECTIVE)condescendentes
Querétaro Otomi patronizar
Russian (VERB)покровительственно, снисходительностью, опекать
Serbian (Cyrillic) снисходљивост
Serbian (Latin) snishodljivost
Slovak (VERB)sponzorovať
Slovenian (VERB)pokroviteljski
Spanish (VERB)condescendiente, patronizar, paternalista
Swedish (VERB)nedlåtande
Tamil மெய்யாகத்
Telugu ఇతరులకన్నా
Thai ถัด
Tongan kona
Turkish (VERB)tepeden
Ukrainian (VERB)зверхньо
Urdu سرپرستی
Vietnamese kẻ cả
Yucatec Maya patronizar
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