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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arch, condescending, patronizing, patronising(adj)

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. patronizing(adjective)ˈeɪtrənˌaɪzɪŋ

    treating others in a way that shows you think you are better than they are

    the doctor's patronizing manner


  1. patronizing(Adjective)

    offensively condescending

Webster Dictionary

  1. Patronizing

    of Patronize

  2. Patronizing(adj)

    showing condescending favor; assuming the manner of airs of a superior toward another

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