Thesaurus

patronized

verb
past tense of patronize

Synonyms & Antonyms of patronized

1 to assume or treat with an air of superiority
  • a director with an unpleasant habit of patronizing even his most gifted actors

Synonyms for patronized

Words Related to patronized

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About patronized

Thesaurus Entries Near patronized

patronize

patronized

patronizes

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Patronized.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/patronized. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on patronized

Nglish: Translation of patronized for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of patronized for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!