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Patronize is talking to people as if they are stupid. (like i am doing right now)
do i really need an example? i dont think so. fngh
by Pokemonfreak1231 November 23, 2004

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Talking to someone as if they were ignorant or stupid. Often said after a sarcastic statement.
Fox: Evening gents, Did we lose something?

Wolf: Don't patronize me, I know where your allegiance lies.
by ThaddeusTheThird February 25, 2006

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Well, 'patronizing' means to talk to someone as if they were stupid. Understand now? Good! :)
"And if you're a very good boy for the doctor, you might even get a lollipop!"

"Mom, I'm fifteen. Don't patronize me."
by Lillian Bell December 02, 2009

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A word no one understands because it's always used out of context.
1: Hey! Want to go to the movies later on?
2: Maybe.
1: Come on you'll have fun!
2: Stop PATRONIZING me!
by Sarah April 29, 2004

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To treat someone as inferior as a result of some sort of help they accepted from you and to feel you have right to teach, control, or check on them. Clearly not a noble behavior.
A:When will Teresa's parents stop patronize her, checking up on her every breath all the time?...
B:Probably never! You know..people like them will feel like that with their children forever..
by cooltrixie June 20, 2016

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(verb)

1. To have fun with Patrón.

2. Including Patrón in current activity.

3. To make something similar to Patrón in comparison.

(also patrónized, patrónizing, patrón, and other forms)
1. Me and Becky were gonna patrónize Alex's party tonight.

2. Becky Patrónized my grandmothers home last night.

3. If we just patrónize that party, it'll be so much more fun! LOL
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To go to as a customer, especially on a regular basis.
Lots of people patronize Starbucks for their daily caffeine fix.
by steelywulf April 17, 2006

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