patronized, past tense; patronizes, 3rd person singular present; patronized, past participle; patronised, past participle; patronizing, present participle; patronising, present participle; patronises, 3rd person singular present; patronised, past tense;
Treat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of superiority
“She's a good-hearted girl,” he said in a patronizing voice
she was determined not to be put down or patronized
Frequent (a store, theater, restaurant, or other establishment) as a customer
restaurants remaining open in the evening were well patronized
Give encouragement and financial support to (a person, esp. an artist, or a cause)
local churches and voluntary organizations were patronized by the family
arch: (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension
(patronizingly) condescendingly: with condescension; in a patronizing manner; "he treats his secretary condescendingly"
(patronize) sponsor: assume sponsorship of
(patronize) do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
(patronized) having patronage or clients; "street full of flourishing well-patronized shops"
(patronization) patronizing behaviour or talk
(patronize) To make a patron; To assume a tone of unjustified superiority; to talk down to; to treat condescendingly; To make oneself a customer of a business, especially a regular customer
(patronized) (1) LOOK-DOWN-ON"th" pointed to self. (2) [B] strokes side of head.