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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To speak to someone with apparent kindness, but with hidden sarcasm, or a hidden insult.
"Your SO good with everything, Abby, " said Trisha. That is patronizing.
by Hemera 🌺 January 08, 2015
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a type of tequila mentioned in many rap songs
What's happenin', what's up
Got da purp fired up
What's happenin', what's up
Got Patrone in my cup
I pop, I drank
I'm on Patrone and purp, I can't thank
I'm blowed, to go
don't know how tha hell I'm gettin home
by Buono June 22, 2006
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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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Patron Añejo, an expensive brand of tequila.
"Take a shot of this here Patron, and it's gon' be on" - Usher
by The Lurker December 15, 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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