Definitions For Patronizing


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


  • To give money or support to (someone or something)
  • To talk to (someone) in a way that shows that you believe you are more intelligent or better than other people
  • To be a frequent or regular customer or user of (a place)

Is Patronizing a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Patronizing is worth 23 points in Scrabble and 27 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Patronizing in a Sentence

  • The family patronizes the arts.
  • He hated being patronized and pitied by those who didn't believe his story.
  • “I'm sure you did your best even though you failed.” “Please don't patronize.”

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