patronize means: A patron is someone who acts as support for or sponsors. (in Merlin Dictionary)

What else does patronize mean?

  • It is a good idea to go to the shop as a customer on a frequent basis. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Treating someone in a condescending way, or showing insincere interest. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • Patronize means to talk to people like they’re stupid. like i ** doing right now. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Sean Dennis)
  • Speaking to someone like they are ignorant or stupid. Often said in a sarcastic tone. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Yosef Bailey)
  • “Patronizing” is essentially talking to people as though they are stupid. Get it now. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Elian Wheeler)
  • Because it is always spoken out of context, a word that no one can understand. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Jase Ware)
  • You give the impression that you are speaking to someone kindly when in fact you insult and belittle them. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Lucas Bartlett)