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To give someone the appearance that you're speaking to them kindly, when you're actually insulting & belittling them.
"I got you a mask to wear so nobody can see your ugly face." (Guy #1)

"Man, don't patronize me!" (Guy #2)

"I was only trying to help you so you don't embarrass yourself or scare anyone." (Guy #1)

"Muthafucka, stop patronizing me!" (Guy #2)

"My bad. I'm sorry I keep bringing up how ugly you are. It's not your fault you look like that." (Guy #1)

"Man, fuck you!" (Guy #2)
by JustMeJoeKing October 31, 2018
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A deranged, poorly-planned attempt to seize power; particularly if an election does not turn out in your favor.
Disgraced attorney Rudy Giuliani’s face became drenched in sweat and hair dye as he invented evidence of widespread voter fraud during President Trump’s clown coup.
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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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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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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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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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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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